USCGC Sherman Sails to Its New Home Port in Hawaii

The US Coast Guard Cutter Sherman waved goodbye to San Diego for the final time as it sailed to its new home port on Friday, January 16, 2015.

The cutter, along with its crew, will now be stationed in Hawaii. Sherman and crew will transfer to Honolulu and take the Coast Guard Cutter Rush’s duties, as Rush is scheduled to be decommissioned in February after 46 years of dedicated service to the Coast Guard and country.

According to Coastguardnews, USCGC Sherman will change command on February 4. The current commanding officer of Rush, will take command of Sherman.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: USCG