Coast Guard Station Woods Hole


Coast Guard Station Woods Hole
Coast Guard Station Woods Hole
Part of 1st District
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Coast Guard Station Woods Hole from the Shining Sea Bikeway.jpg
A view of the ships at the station as seen from the Shining Sea Bikeway
Type Coast Guard Station
Coordinates 41°31′16″N 70°40′01″W / 41.521°N 70.667°W / 41.521; -70.667Coordinates: 41°31′16″N 70°40′01″W / 41.521°N 70.667°W / 41.521; -70.667
In use  ?–present
Current
owner
United States Coast Guard
Open to
the public
Yes

United States Coast Guard Station Woods Hole is a United States Coast Guard station located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The station is home to Sector Southeast New England.

Contents

List of Vessels

Station Woods Hole serves as home port for the following:

  • 25-foot USCG Defender Class patrol boat[1]
  • 41-foot USCG Utility Boat[2]
  • 49-foot USCG BUSL (Stern-Loading Buoy Boat)[3]
  • 87-foot USCG Cutter Hammerhead (WPB-87302, Marine Protector Class Coastal Patrol Boat)[4]
  • 110-foot USCG Cutter Monomoy (WPB-1326, Island Class patrol Boat, commissioned 19 May 1989)[5][6]
  • 110-foot USCG Cutter Sanibel (WPB-1312, Island Class patrol Boat, commissioned 1987)[7]
  • 110-foot USCG Cutter Tybee (WPB-1330, Island Class patrol Boat, commissioned 1989, re-commissioned 17 May 2007)[8]

Notable Service

  • USCGC Monomoy was deployed to the Persian Gulf for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004 and continues to serve in that region as of September 2010. One of the crew's primary missions has been layered defense of foreign oil terminals critical to the local economy. The vessel has been forward-ported to Manama, Bahrain.[9][10]

References

  1. ^ Wikimapia page for US Coast Guard Station Woods Hole, retrieved 23 September 2010
  2. ^ ibid.
  3. ^ ibid.
  4. ^ USCGC Hammerhead page, retrieved 23 September 2010
  5. ^ TeamCoastGuard.org, Flotilla 82 Adopts the USCGC Monomoy, retrieved 23 September 2010
  6. ^ USCG Operation Iraqi Freedom information page (MS-Word doc file), retrieved 23 September 2010
  7. ^ Coast Guard Report, Coast Guard investigates cause of boathouse fire, 14 July 2010, retrieved 23 September 2010
  8. ^ Coast Guard Cutter Tybee Commissioned, retrieved 23 September 2010
  9. ^ TeamCoastGuard.org, Flotilla 82 Adopts the USCGC Monomoy, retrieved 23 September 2010
  10. ^ USCG Operation Iraqi Freedom information page (MS-Word doc file), retrieved 23 September 2010
  11. ^ Kennedy, Bessettes Given Shipboard Rites, WashingtonPost.com, 23 July 1999, retrieved 23 September 2010

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