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Barque Eagle on shake-down cruise

By Sean D. Elliot

Published February 28. 2013 8:00PM   Updated February 28. 2013 9:03PM

The United States Coast Guard Barque Eagle takes a shake-down cruise in the waters off Race Rock Light Thursday.

Eagle is departing next week for a training cruise with Coast Guard Officer Candidates and had not been to sea since last September. On the cruise the crew calibrated the ship's compass and tested the anchor.

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