The figurehead of the Coast Guard cutter Eagle is seen on a foggy Sunday morning at the Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Md., Nov. 17, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

The figurehead of the Coast Guard cutter Eagle is seen on a foggy Sunday morning at the Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Md., Nov. 17, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE is seen on a foggy Sunday morning at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Maryland, November 17, 2013.

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

The Eagle, a 295-foot barque homeported in New London, Connecticut on the Thames River at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, is a training ship used primarily for Coast Guard cadets and officer candidates.

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

Built in Germany in 1936 and recommissioned by the United States at the close of World War II, the EAGLE is the largest tall ship and the only active commissioned steel hulled sailing vessel in the U.S. military.

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando)

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas McKenzie.

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas McKenzie.

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