USCGC Ocracoke (WPB-1307)

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USCG Okracoke, Guantanamo.jpg
USCGC Ocracoke, leaving Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, May 12, 2008.
Career (United States)
Name: USCGC Ocracoke
Namesake: Ocracoke Island
Status: Active in service as of 2010
General characteristics
Class and type: Island class patrol boat
Displacement: 168 tons
Length: 110 feet
Beam: 21 feet
Propulsion: 2 diesel engines
Speed: 28 knots
Complement: 2 officers, 15 enlisted
Armament: 25 mm Mk 38 machine gun, 2 .50 cal M2 machine guns


USCGC Ocracoke (WPB-1307) is an Island Class Cutter of the United States Coast Guard.[1] She is homeported in Florida, where she patrols international and territorial waters as a humanitarian, law enforcement, and Homeland Security asset. Her primary missions are Search and Rescue, Counter-Smuggling Activities, and Homeland Security.[2]

In 2008 she was working out of St. Petersburg, Florida.[3]

On March 31, 2015, together with other USCG elements, she assisted the distressed Canadian sailing ship Liana's Ransom, when she lost engine power during a storm off Gloucester, Massachusetts.[4]

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