Museum Park gets a visit from U.S. Coast Guard ship Eagle

  • A U.S. flag waves above the USCG Eagle. The three-masted vessel was originally commissioned in 1936 to train German naval cadets and was taken by the U.S. as war reparations. She was re-commissioned as a United States Coast Guard training vessel in 1946. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The sail lines from the USCG Eagle frame A nearby cruise ship. The 295-foot vessel arrived at PortMiami Saturday, June 14, 2014, and departs Tuesday. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Third Class Chase Andrews greets people at the helm on the USCG Eagle. The 295-foot ‘Barque,’ originally named the Horst Wessel, was taken by the U.S. as war reparations and re-commissioned as a Coast Guard training vessel in 1946. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Crowds tour the USCG Eagle at Museum Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, June 15, 2014. The ship departs Tuesday. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Crowds tour the USCG Eagle. The three-masted vessel was originally commissioned in 1936, to train German naval cadets. The 295-foot 'Barque," originally named the Horst Wessel, was taken by the US as war reparations. She was re-commissioned as a United States Coast Guard training vessel in 1946. The vessel arrive at Port of Miami Saturday morning, and she departs Tuesday. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Niamh Korten, 6, looks toward her father as she descends the lower deck of the USCG Cutter Eagle at Museum Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, June 15, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A City of Miami Fire-Rescue boat gives a water-spray welcome to the U.S. Coast Guard tall ship Eagle as it approaches he deepwater slip at Museum Park in downtown Miami on Saturday June 14, 2014. MARSHA HALPER / MIAMI HERALD STAFF