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A Journey With America's Queen: A Tour Aboard USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) The "Queen" of the Fleet By Galen Varon
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A Journey With America’s Queen is a first-hand account of a assignment to the most prolific Coast Guard Cutter in modern history—the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38). This historically accurate... More > account was compiled from personal writings of Galen Varon, who was assigned to the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) in Kodiak, Alaska as a Third Class Food Service Specialist from 1996 to 1998. Built in direct support of WWII, the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) has the distinction of being the first US-flag vessel to transit the Northwest Passage and eventually circumnavigating the North American continent in 1957. During her 64-year career, she was called on by multiple U.S. Presidents to help secure the American way of life. The USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) set several records for the United States Coast Guard Cutter Fleet, including being the Cutter with most service in the Bering Sea and being the Oldest Commissioned Cutter in the Fleet—otherwise known as the “Queen of the Fleet”. Don't miss this journey of a lifetime.< Less
A Journey With America's Queen: A Tour Aboard USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) The "Queen" of the Fleet By Galen Varon
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A Journey With America’s Queen is a first-hand account of a assignment to the most prolific Coast Guard Cutter in modern history—the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38). This historically accurate... More > account was compiled from personal writings of Galen Varon, who was assigned to the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) in Kodiak, Alaska as a Third Class Food Service Specialist from 1996 to 1998. Built in direct support of WWII, the USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) has the distinction of being the first US-flag vessel to transit the Northwest Passage and eventually circumnavigating the North American continent in 1957. During her 64-year career, she was called on by multiple U.S. Presidents to help secure the American way of life. The USCGC STORIS (WMEC-38) set several records for the United States Coast Guard Cutter Fleet, including being the Cutter with most service in the Bering Sea and being the Oldest Commissioned Cutter in the Fleet—otherwise known as the “Queen of the Fleet”. Don't miss this journey of a lifetime.< Less