Cutter Eagle Sails Into Portsmouth, VA

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 20, 2015

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The U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle sailed into Portsmouth Wednesday on its yearly tour of ports.

The Eagle will be available for free public tours Thursday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m, moored across from Portsmouth City Hall.

Representatives from the U.S. Postal Service will have the new Coast Guard Forever Stamp available and offer a special cancellation on the pier from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

At 295 feet in length, the Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service.

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