Characteristics of USCGC Cushing (WPB-1321) as designed Dimensions Length: 110 ft. Beam: 21 ft. Draft: 7 ft. 4 in. (max) Propulsion 2 Alco-Paxman Valenta diesels
As of 1 June 2022, Admiral Linda L. Fagan has assumed office as the 27th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. She relieved Commandant
Note: For the sake of brevity, this post will only cover the USCGC Alert. For those interested in a really good article on this class
Many of us are familiar with the great naval battles of WWII and their associated ships. Names like Missouri, Enterprise, Yorktown, Indianapolis, Yamato, Akagi, Bismarck,
*I cannot speak for every navy or coast guard in the world, so this is largely from the perspective of the U.S. Navy and U.S.
Ships In Class Ships Laid Down Launched Commissioned Decommissioned Fate Bibb (WPG-31/WHEC-31) 15 Aug. 1935 14 Jan. 1937 10 Mar. 1937 30 Sept. 1985 Sunk