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Press Release | Sept. 25, 2023

Eagle Ride-In Opportunity As Tall Ship Returns To New London Oct. 3

Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON, Conn. -- The U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle is returning to Connecticut on Tuesday, Oct. 3 after completing its annual mission to train the future leaders of the service.

Media representatives are invited to ride to Fort Trumbull and cover Eagle as it returns to its homeport. Those interested should RSVP to Coast Guard Academy Public Affairs at by noon Thursday, Sept. 28. 

Participants will meet at Station New London, 100 Bowditch St., New London, Conn., at 7:00 a.m., ride out to Eagle on a Coast Guard small boat, and board the tall ship for the transit to New London.

In the event of a lapse of appropriations this event will be cancelled.