September 07 2017
The U.S. Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its 25th Sentinel-class fast response cutter in Key West, Fla.
The service received the Jacob Poroo on Tuesday, following its delivery by Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La. The cutter will be the second to be based in Pascagoula, Miss., following her commissioning in the fall.
The cutter honors Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Poroo, a hospital corpsman assigned to the cutter Balsam in Adak, Alaska.
In June 1968, Poroo and seven...
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