18 thoughts on “Status of the NSC Program

  1. Does that mean the CG completed the survey and supportability plan for the longer deployments as required by the last authorization bill? This plan wad required prior to beginning the next hull…

    • I cannot figure out why Joshua James is a namesake. He was in the LSS, not the RCS, and put in only about three years in the LSS. I know I’ve questioned the use of some in the past but James really did not do anything for the RCS or LSS to warrant all this acclaim. Just more wishful history of the Coast Guard.

      • Bill, per the article, “James is credited with saving more than 600 lives during 60 years of service, from the age of 15 until his death at age 75.” Not true?

  2. Huntington Ingalls is reporting that USCGC Munro has completed builder’s trials.

    http://newsroom.huntingtoningalls.com/releases/national-security-cutter-munro-builders-sea-trials?hootPostID=d31395cda6d32988d193a473846054b4

    “Ingalls has delivered the first five NSCs and has three more under construction, including Munro (WMSL 755), set to deliver in the fourth quarter of this year. Kimball (WMSL 756) is scheduled for delivery in 2018, and Midgett (WMSL 757) in 2019.”

    • Chuck

      Here is a a bit of news about USCGC Munro both WMLS- 755 & WHEC-726.

      R 071254 JUN 16
      FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-7//
      TO ALCOAST
      UNCLAS //N02000//
      ALCOAST 210/16
      COMDTNOTE 2000
      SUBJ: CGC MUNRO (WMSL 755 AND WHEC 724) PLADS
      A. CG-751 memo 4570 of 09 Feb 15 (CG-7 approved)
      1. CGC MUNRO (WMSL 755) will enter service in December 2016 and be
      commissioned in April 2017.
      2. CGC MUNRO (WHEC 724) is scheduled to remain in service until 2022.
      3. Effective immediately IAW Ref A, to account for two cutters both
      named MUNRO:
      a. CGC MUNRO (WHEC 724) PLAD is changed to “USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO”
      b. CGC MUNRO (WMSL 755) will assume the “USCGC MUNRO” PLAD.
      4. CG-751 POC is LT Peter Lang, Email: Peter.M.Lang@uscg.mil,
      Phone: (202) 372-2343.
      5. RDML J. P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Capability, sends.
      6. Internet release is authorized.

      So what do you think of that ideal?

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