Cutter Eagle Sails Into Portsmouth, VA
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.