United States Coast Guard received its 13th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Richard Dixon from Bollinger Shipyards LLC.
The vessel will be a part of the 7th Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico.
Richard Dixon, a 154 foot patrol craft, is a part of the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. It has a flank speed of 28 knots, state of the art command, control, communications and computer technology, and a stern launch system for the vessels 26 foot cutter boat.
The vessel was delivered on April 14, 2015 in Key West, Florida, and is scheduled to commission in Tampa, FL during June, 2015.
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