MAST STEPPING: Prospective commanding officer for Bertholf (WMSL 750), Capt. Patrick Stadt (USCG), sealed a box with coins into the mast of the first-of-class National Security Cutter.

MAST STEPPING: Prospective commanding officer for Bertholf (WMSL 750), Capt. Patrick Stadt (USCG), sealed a box with coins into the mast of the first-of-class National Security Cutter.