10 years strong: The 45-foot Response Boat – Medium

10 years strong: The 45-foot Response Boat - Medium
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 45-foot Response Boat-Medium 45601 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Reynolds stood on a wooden Coast Guard pier looking to the water’s edge at an orange and silver boat used for saving lives and assisting...

Door County Maritime Museum dedicates last operational 41-foot utility boat

Door County Maritime Museum dedicates last operational 41-foot utility boat
Retired Coast Guard Capt. Bob Desh addresses an audience at the dedication ceremony for the Coast Guard’s last operational 41-foot utility boat, Aug. 4, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Tom Morrell, USCG) STURGEON BAY, Wis. — Representatives from the Coast Guard, the city of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County Maritime Museum dedicated the Coast Guard’s last operational 41-foot utility...

Coast Guard Station Brunswick receives new rescue boat – video

Coast Guard Station Brunswick receives new rescue boat - video
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Brunswick, Ga., held a ceremony Tuesday to recognize the receipt of a new rescue boat. Station Brunswick is the latest unit to receive the new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium. The RB-M at Station Brunswick is meant to replace one of its current assets, a 1970’s-era 41-foot Utility Boat. The RB-M is one of the Coast Guard’s newest vessels to its...

Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Va., to retire its last 41-foot utility boat

YORKTOWN, Va. — Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown’s Boat Forces Center is scheduled to retire the last 41-foot Utility Boat that served as a training platform for the base’s students, here Tuesday. The 38-foot Special Purpose Craft – Training Boats have officially replaced the UTBs as the lead training vessels for TraCen Yorktown’s Boatswain’s Mate Apprentice School. “The 38 is...

Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach retires aging small boat

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach lifted a 41-foot utility boat from the water for the last time at the station, April 13. Three 41-foot boats have been in service here since the 1970’s and have been used to conduct a variety of missions including search and rescue, security patrols, and law enforcement boardings. “The 41-foot utility boat has...

Last Miami Coast Guard 41-foot Utility Boat to Retire

USCG file photoMIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Coast Guard Station Miami Beach personnel will retire their last 41-foot Utility Boat (UTB) from service Thursday. The station’s UTB will depart with an escort consisting of a flotilla of Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, and partner agency vessels, as well as air assets from Coast Guard Air Station Miami and the Miami-Dade Police Department. The UTBs were...