Ingalls Shipbuilding to Christen US Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Hamilton

Ingalls Shipbuilding to Christen US Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Hamilton

Ingalls Shipbuilding will christen the company’s fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Hamilton(WMSL 753), on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will be the keynote speaker at the christening.

His wife, Linda Kapral Papp, is the ship’s sponsor. Adm. and Mrs. Papp will be available to speak with media on both days.

The ship is named in honor of Alexander Hamilton, who is credited with establishing the Revenue Cutter Service, the forerunner of today’s U.S. Coast Guard. It is the third Coast Guard cutter to proudly bear the name Hamilton.

Press Release, October 23, 2013; Image: US Navy

 

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