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Coast Guard cutter Acushnet crew visits Kodiak 


August 26, 2005

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Acushnet arrives in Kodiak today for a short visit. Crew-members will be attending classes at the North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center in Kodiak.

The Acushnet is a 213-foot medium-endurance cutter based in Ketchikan. It is the last remaining example of the former Navy salvage vessels transferred to the Coast Guard after World War II.

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Coast Guard cutter Acushnet
Official Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Christopher D. McLaughlin



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United States Coast Guard


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