USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337)

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Name: USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337)
Namesake: Assateague Island, Maryland & Virginia
Builder: Bolinger Shipyard
Lockport, Louisiana
Launched: 10 November 1989
Commissioned: 15 June 1990
Homeport: Apra Harbor, Guam
Status: in active service, as of 2015
General characteristics
Class and type: Island class patrol cutter (WPB)
Displacement: 168 tons
Length: 110 ft (34 m)
Beam: 21 ft (6.4 m)
Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph)
Range: 2,000 miles
Complement: 18 personnel
Aircraft carried: None

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.[1]

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