USCGC Acushnet WAT-167

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213-foot Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

Length: 213 feet
Beam: 40 feet
Displacement:  1720 tons
Power Plant: Diesel-electric,  4 Fairbanks-Morse 6-cylinder opposed piston engines 
driving 4 generators and motors, driving 2 shafts with 3460 Shaft Horse Power
Commissioned: August 23,1946

The last of the Diver Class Coast Guard Cutters  the Acushnet is home ported in Ketchikan, Alaska.  The Acushnet patrols almost exclusively in Alaskan waters.  It is now the sole remaining 213-foot class cutter in the Coast Guard.

Visit the Official CGC Acushnet Site