Eastern Shipbuilding pledges support to
National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc.
Corporate Donation Brings Museum Closer to Fundraising Goal
NEW LONDON, Conn., (February 11, 2015) – The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc. is excited to announce that Eastern Shipbuilding, a diversified ship builder headquartered in Panama City, Florida, has become a corporate sponsor of the National Coast Guard Museum to be built in New London, Connecticut, donating $250,000 to support the building of this first and only national museum honoring the achievements of U.S. Coast Guard men and women.
“Eastern Shipbuilding is pleased to be able to support the construction of this unique Coast Guard Museum. It is important to recognize the remarkable achievements of the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard and to demonstrate the Coast Guard’s expansive role and mission. The National Coast Guard Museum will provide a lasting tribute to over 200 years of Coast Guard history, as well as provide an exciting outlook into the Coast Guard’s future,” stated Brian R. D’Isernia, Founder, Owner & President of Eastern Shipbuilding.
“Thanks to the generosity of Eastern Shipbuilding, Inc., and others throughout the nation, the Coast Guard men and women will be honored and have a permanent place in history,” said John S. Johnson, Treasurer of the National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association is currently engaged in a nationwide fundraising campaign. To learn more about the project or pledge your support visit www.coastguardmuseum.org.
About the Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has two shipbuilding facilities in Panama City, Florida and has been in business since 1976; constructing new, and converting and repairing vessels in steel and aluminum of all types including: offshore tugs, harbor tugs, barges, ATB’s, diesel electric supply vessels, research vessels, firefighting vessels, barges, ferries, passenger vessels, fishing vessels and towboats for both the commercial and government marine markets. Eastern Shipbuilding Group continues to remain a diversified shipbuilder with on-budget and on-time deliveries. Visit our website at www.easternshipbuilding.com.