USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337)
|Name:||USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337)|
|Namesake:||Assateague Island, Maryland & Virginia|
|Launched:||10 November 1989|
|Commissioned:||15 June 1990|
|Homeport:||Apra Harbor, Guam|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2015[update]|
|Class and type:||Island class patrol cutter (WPB)|
|Length:||110 ft (34 m)|
|Beam:||21 ft (6.4 m)|
|Speed:||28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)|
USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337) is an Island-class United States Coast Guard Cutter of the United States Coast Guard. Assateague was constructed at Bollinger Machine Shop and Shipyard in Lockport, Louisiana, and commissioned on 15 June 1990.
Currently operating in the Coast Guard 14th District, the cutter reports to Sector Guam. Assateague supports multi-mission operations throughout Sector Guam’s vast area of responsibility, which includes the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zones surrounding Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and an international SAR area that includes the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia, conducting search and rescue response missions, and ports, waterways and coastal security operations.