The 295-foot USCGC Eagle, the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard, will make its return to the downtown Norfolk waterfront on Friday through Monday, marking the first tall ship visit to the Mermaid City in 2022.
A three-masted barque used as a training vessel for future officers of the United States Coast Guard, the Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service, and one of only two commissioned sailing vessels, along with the USS Constitution.
The Eagle will arrive in Norfolk at approximately 10 a.m. on Friday. The vessel will be open for public tours from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday (10-11 a.m. for military members, veterans and first responders). All dates and times are subject to change.
All guests who come onboard for tours are required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. Other restrictions include no animals onboard.
The USCGC Eagle is t...
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