USCGC Maple (WLB-207)
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Maple in front of the LeConte Glacier
|Name:||USCGC Maple (WLB-207)|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Commissioned:||October 19, 2001|
|Motto:||"Keeper of the Capes"|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2012[update]|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Juniper-class seagoing buoy tender|
|Displacement:||2,000 long tons (2,032 t)|
|Length:||225 ft (69 m)|
|Beam:||46 ft (14 m)|
|Draft:||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Speed:||16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)|
|Boats & landing |
On its maiden voyage, the Maple left a life ring from the Woodrush at the site of the sunken wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
- Colton, Tim (2012). "U.S. Coast Guard Tenders WAGL". shipbuildinghistory.com. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- "USCG Maple (WLB-207)". United States Coast Guard. 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- "Coats of Arms - USCGC Maple (WLB-207)". United States Army Institute of Heraldry. 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- "225-foot Seagoing Buoy Tender (WLB)". USCG Aircraft, Boats & Cutters. 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- USA.Coast Guard Cutter Maple gets new commanding officer, August 9, 2006
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