‘America’s Tall Ship’ To Visit Hampton Roads Next Week

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is making a stop in Hampton Roads next week.

Eagle is the seventh U.S. Coast Guard cutter to bear the name in a proud line dating back to one of the original Revenue Cutters built in 1792.

At 295 feet in length, Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active-duty sailing vessel in America’s military.

Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Portsmouth on Friday, Sept. 17 and will be moored at High Street Landing until Sept. 20.

The public is invited to climb aboard, for free, at the following dates and times:

Friday 17 Sept:     1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Public Tours

Saturday 18 Sept:   10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Military/First Responder Tours (with valid ID)
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Public Tours

Sunday 19 Sept:      10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Military/First Responder Tours (with valid ID)
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Public Tours/h3>

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