U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Frank Drew

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Frank Drew USCGC FRANK DREW is a 175ft Coast Guard Coastal Buoy Tender homeported in Portsmouth Va.
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CGC FRANK DREW services over 377 Buoys that are responsible for ensuring that commercial and private mariners have a properly maintained waterway to transit while entering and departing one of the largest ports on the East Coast. The Ship is 900 tons and is crewed by 23 of the most dedicated professional mariners in the Coast Guard.

Mission: Service Aids to Navigation

It was an honor to advance MK3 Hurley to Second Class Petty Officer today! Congratulations shipmate.
08/01/2017

It was an honor to advance MK3 Hurley to Second Class Petty Officer today! Congratulations shipmate.

Today I had the privilege of advancing BMC Smith to Senior Chief Petty Officer! Congratulations on achieving a significa...
08/01/2017

Today I had the privilege of advancing BMC Smith to Senior Chief Petty Officer! Congratulations on achieving a significant milestone in your career.

Farewell SN Martinez! Thank you for your hard work aboard FRANK DREW! You had a positive influence on all of us! Best of...
07/25/2017

Farewell SN Martinez! Thank you for your hard work aboard FRANK DREW! You had a positive influence on all of us! Best of luck in "A" school!

Farewell SN Cuevas, thank you for your service aboard FRANK DREW! Best of luck in "A" school!
07/25/2017

Farewell SN Cuevas, thank you for your service aboard FRANK DREW! Best of luck in "A" school!

Farewell to MK3 Shanklin! Thank you for your hard work and dedication! Best of luck shipmate!
06/27/2017

Farewell to MK3 Shanklin! Thank you for your hard work and dedication! Best of luck shipmate!

Farewell to BM1 Quinn! Thank you for your leadership as OPS and 1LT! Best of luck to you and your family!
06/27/2017

Farewell to BM1 Quinn! Thank you for your leadership as OPS and 1LT! Best of luck to you and your family!

Congratulations Hannah Grace on your advancement to Seaman!
06/27/2017

Congratulations Hannah Grace on your advancement to Seaman!

The FRANK DREW has been very busy the last few months...time to catch up recognizing a few shipmates! Farewell to CS2 Fe...
06/27/2017

The FRANK DREW has been very busy the last few months...time to catch up recognizing a few shipmates!

Farewell to CS2 Felton! Thank you for four years of service as our FSO.

Congratulations CS2 Felton on re-enlisting for four years!
03/22/2017

Congratulations CS2 Felton on re-enlisting for four years!

Congrats BM2 Meek for earning his Deck Watch Officer certification on CGC FRANK DREW!
02/04/2017

Congrats BM2 Meek for earning his Deck Watch Officer certification on CGC FRANK DREW!

Congratulations to DC2 Giarratano for being selected as FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter for 1st QTR 2017! He also ear...
02/04/2017

Congratulations to DC2 Giarratano for being selected as FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter for 1st QTR 2017! He also earned his 2nd Good Conduct award!

Congratulations Ronnie Martinez on your advancement to Seaman!
11/22/2016

Congratulations Ronnie Martinez on your advancement to Seaman!

FRANK DREW works closely with Virginia Commonwealth University to set a new data collection buoy.
10/27/2016

FRANK DREW works closely with Virginia Commonwealth University to set a new data collection buoy.

CGC FRANK DREW conducts towing training with CGC SHEARWATER. Special thanks to Master Chief Orlando & crew!
10/22/2016

CGC FRANK DREW conducts towing training with CGC SHEARWATER. Special thanks to Master Chief Orlando & crew!

Congratulations to BM2 Meek for earning his Permanent Cutterman Pin.
10/06/2016

Congratulations to BM2 Meek for earning his Permanent Cutterman Pin.

FRANK DREW crew enjoys a Red Sox/Orioles game at Camden Yards.
09/23/2016

FRANK DREW crew enjoys a Red Sox/Orioles game at Camden Yards.

Congratulations SN Scott on reenlisting for three years!
09/15/2016

Congratulations SN Scott on reenlisting for three years!

Fun day of DC training on the DREW!
09/06/2016

Fun day of DC training on the DREW!

Thank you SN Poindexter for all your hard work. We wish you the best at MK "A" School!
08/29/2016

Thank you SN Poindexter for all your hard work. We wish you the best at MK "A" School!

Congratulations BM3 Collins, FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter, 3rd QTR 2016!
08/15/2016

Congratulations BM3 Collins, FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter, 3rd QTR 2016!

Thank you SN Bialk for your service aboard FRANK DREW. We wish you the very best!
07/29/2016

Thank you SN Bialk for your service aboard FRANK DREW. We wish you the very best!

Congratulations SN Bialk on re-enlisting another four years!
07/26/2016

Congratulations SN Bialk on re-enlisting another four years!

Congratulations EM1 Litchford on becoming a Permanent Cutterman. Thank you for your service on FRANK DREW and best of lu...
07/08/2016

Congratulations EM1 Litchford on becoming a Permanent Cutterman. Thank you for your service on FRANK DREW and best of luck on your new assignment in Yorktown!

Happy 4th of July from the crew of FRANK DREW!
07/04/2016

Happy 4th of July from the crew of FRANK DREW!

Thanks to ET2 Brown for keeping our electronics & computers in good working order. We wish you and your family the best ...
06/21/2016

Thanks to ET2 Brown for keeping our electronics & computers in good working order. We wish you and your family the best in New Orleans!

Fare Winds and Following Seas to MK1 Bone & SK2 Solis. Best of luck to you and your families!
06/18/2016

Fare Winds and Following Seas to MK1 Bone & SK2 Solis. Best of luck to you and your families!

Big week for departing personnel. Thanks to BM1 Kirby, DC2 Yosting, SN Boucher, & 1/C Geyer for your hard work and contr...
06/11/2016

Big week for departing personnel. Thanks to BM1 Kirby, DC2 Yosting, SN Boucher, & 1/C Geyer for your hard work and contributions to making our missions successful. Best of luck to you and your families.

Thank you FS3 Wilson for the excellent meals! Best of luck to you and your family in Clearwater, FL.
06/08/2016

Thank you FS3 Wilson for the excellent meals! Best of luck to you and your family in Clearwater, FL.

Fair winds and following seas to MK2 Bret Funderburk after completing a very successful tour on FRANK DREW. Best of luck...
06/02/2016

Fair winds and following seas to MK2 Bret Funderburk after completing a very successful tour on FRANK DREW. Best of luck to you as you depart to CG Station Fort Macon.

Laissez Le Bon Temps Roulez on FRANK DREW today!
05/20/2016

Laissez Le Bon Temps Roulez on FRANK DREW today!

MK1 Reid was recognized by Admiral Austin for his outstanding performance on FRANK DREW!
05/18/2016

MK1 Reid was recognized by Admiral Austin for his outstanding performance on FRANK DREW!

Farewell SN Romanik! Thank you for all your hard work and best of luck at "A" School.
04/29/2016

Farewell SN Romanik! Thank you for all your hard work and best of luck at "A" School.

FRANK DREW welcome's Admiral Austin, our new 5th District Commander!
04/26/2016

FRANK DREW welcome's Admiral Austin, our new 5th District Commander!

MK2 Funderburk was recognized as FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter for the 2nd QTR 2016 for his exceptional work!
04/20/2016

MK2 Funderburk was recognized as FRANK DREW's Sailor of the Quarter for the 2nd QTR 2016 for his exceptional work!

It was a pleasure to have the Old Dominion University Propeller Club underway with us to showcase the Aids to Navigation...
04/12/2016

It was a pleasure to have the Old Dominion University Propeller Club underway with us to showcase the Aids to Navigation mission in action.

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4000 Coast Guard Blvd
Portsmouth, VA
23703

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