USCGC Mustang (WPB-1310)

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USCGC Mustang (WPB-1310).jpg
Career (United States of America)
Builder: Bollinger Machine Shop and Shipyard, Inc.
Launched: September 1986
Homeport: Seward, Alaska
Status: In service as of 2011
General characteristics
Class & type: Island-class cutter
Displacement: 154 tons full load
Length: 110 ft 0 in (33.53 m)
Beam: 21 ft 0 in (6.40 m)
Speed: 29.5 knots (54.6 km/h; 33.9 mph)
Range: 1,900 nautical miles (3,500 km; 2,200 mi)
Complement: 2 officers, 16 enlisted,
Armament: One MK 38/25 mm machine gun, two .50-caliber machine guns

The USCGC Mustang (WPB-1310), (named after Mustang Island off the coast of Texas), is an Island-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. She is stationed in Seward, Alaska, at the top of the Gulf of Alaska. Mustang is one of six Island-class patrol boats in Alaska. Her primary objective is maritime safety, though she is a multiple-role ship.

References[edit]

http://www.uscg.mil/d17/cgcmustang/