Coast Guard’s Newest Cutter Larger, Faster, Better Armed

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton. USCG photo

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton. USCG photo

Jay Barrett/KMXT
The United States Coast Guard’s newest cutter called on Kodiak recently. The 418-foot Stratton, the fourth of eight planned Legend Class National Security Cutters, was passing through on its way from its homeport of Alameda, California, to the Arctic Ocean. The commanding officer is Captain Andrew Sugimoto.

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