Category: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant

Port Canaveral’s U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant Has Rich Tradition, Long Legacy

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) was commissioned in 1964, which means it has served this nation well over 50 years. During those many years, the cutter and its crews have performed the missions of maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, homeland security, national defense and international engagement.