USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360)
USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) in July 2005.
|Name:||USCGC Blue Shark|
|Homeport:||Everett, Washington, U.S.|
|Status:||in active service|
|General characteristics |
|Length:||87 ft (27 m)|
|Beam:||19 ft 5 in (5.92 m)|
|Draft:||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 x MTU diesels|
|Speed:||25 kn (46 km/h; 29 mph)|
|Range:||900 nmi (1,700 km)|
|Armament:||2 × .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns|
Blue Shark, one of the newest cutters in the U.S. Coast Guard's fleet, is homeported at Everett, Washington and her primary missions are ports, waterways and coastal security, search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental response, recreational boating safety and military readiness.
- "USCGC BLUESHARK (WPB 87360)" (PDF). USCG Acquisition Directorate. Retrieved 20 June 2011.
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