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CGC Eagle


Stars shimmer above the fantail as the Eagle navigates across the Atlantic Ocean at night.

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Eagle and Portland Head Light


PORTLAND, Maine – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle passes by Portland Head Light coming to Portland for a port call July 27, 2012. The Eagle crew arrived in Portland during its 2012 summer cruise celebrating the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson.

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Jen Gaudio, curator at the U.S. Coast Guard Museum, shows the original figurehead of the barque Eagle in Waesche Hall at the Coast Guard Academy. The teak-and-oak figurehead weighs 1 ton and was on the ship when it was the Horst Wessel in Nazi Germany.

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