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Ingalls to celebrate completion of Coast Guard cutter

PASCAGOULA — Ingalls Shipbuilding will deliver its fourth national security cutter to the Coast Guard tomorrow.

The 10 a.m. ceremony for the cutter Hamilton will take place aboard the vessel. Participants will include Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias, Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Rear Adm. Bruce Baffer and Capt. Douglas Fears, the Hamilton’s prospective commanding officer.

Shipbuilders and crew members of the Hamilton also will attend.

The ship is named for Alexander Hamilton, who is credited with establishing the Revenue Cutter Service, forerunner of the Coast Guard. It is the third Coast Guard cutter to bear the name Hamilton.

 

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