Portsmouth, VA, Official Coast Guard City
CDR John D. Cole
Executive Officer: LCDR Andrew W. Wright
Command Chief: MKC Nathan Chappell
CGC HARRIET LANE is the proud recipient
of Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
Welcome aboard to the CGC HARRIET LANE
(WMEC 903). USCGC HARRIET LANE is a multi-mission 270-foot medium-endurance cutter home-ported at
Base Support Unit Portsmouth, VA. CGC HARRIET LANE is responsible for
a variety of Coast Guard missions, including: Search and Rescue; Enforcement
of Laws and Treaties; Maritime Defense; and Protection of the Marine
The versatility of the Famous class cutter makes it a cost effective platform in carrying out national objectives. CGC HARRIET LANE’s modern command, control, and communications capabilities, including satellite communications, make the cutter an important asset for long range offshore missions. CGC HARRIET LANE can effectively coordinate the efforts of multiple ships and aircraft while conducting missions over large areas of ocean.
Her five sister ships: BEAR, FORWARD, TAMPA, NORTHLAND, and LEGARE are located in Portsmouth as well.
If you are newly reporting, we look forward to having you as part of the crew. If you are a family member, we thank you for your ongoing support. Just visiting? Welcome aboard, we hope you enjoy the tour.
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CGC HARRIET LANE to update the website while underway.