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2015 Eagle Summer Training Schedule
The Coast Guard Barque Eagle will leave Baltimore April 29 bound for New London to commence the 2015 cadet summer training program. Eagle and her crew have been at the Coast Guard Yard facility in Baltimore as part of a Service Life Extension Project that will keep the ship away from its homeport of New London, Connecticut, for several years.

Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship” is the largest tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes and the only square-rigger in U.S. government service. The ship was built in 1936 in Germany, and commissioned as Horst Wessel, one of three sail training ships operated by the pre-World War II German navy. At the close of World War II, Horst Wessel was taken as a war reparation by the United States, recommissioned as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle and sailed to New London, Connecticut. Eagle provides an unparalleled at-sea leadership and professional development experience for future officers of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Specific port call dates are:

  • May 3: Depart Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Maryland 

  • May 8: Arrive New London, Connecticut 
  • May 9: Embark Cadets (Cadet Phase I) 
  • May 9: Depart New London, Connecticut 

  • May 22: Arrive Key West, Florida 
  • May 25: Depart Key West, Florida 

  • May 28: Arrive Nassau, Bahamas 
  • May 31: Depart Nassau, Bahamas 

  • June 5: Arrive Norfolk, Virginia 
  • June 8: Depart Norfolk, Virginia 

  • June 13: Arrive Staten Island, New York 
  • June 14: Phase Change (Cadet Phase II) 
  • June 16: Depart Staten Island, New York 

  • June 25: Arrive Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
  • June 29: Depart Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

  • July 4: Arrive Hamilton, Bermuda 
  • July 7: Depart Hamilton, Bermuda 

  • July 18: Arrive Portland, Maine 
  • July 21: Depart Portland, Maine 

  • July 23: Arrive Boston, Massachusetts 
  • July 24: End of Long Cruise (Swab Short Phase I) 
  • July 27: Depart Boston, Massachusetts 

  • July 31: Arrive New York, New York 
  • August 1: Phase Change (Swab Short Phase II) 
  • August 3: Depart New York, New York 

  • August 7: Arrive Newport, Rhode Island 
  • August 8: Phase Change (Swab Short Phase III) 
  • August 10: Depart Newport, Rhode Island 

  • August 14: Arrive New London, Connecticut 
  • August 16: Cadet Summer Training Ends
  • August 17: Depart New London, Connecticut 

  • August 19: Arrive Portsmouth, Virginia 
  • August 20: Embark Officer Candidates (Fall OCS) 
  • August 21: Depart Portsmouth, Virginia 

  • August 29: Arrive Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • August 30: Disembark Officer Candidates
  • August 31: Depart Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • August 31: Arrive Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Maryland