October 18, 2012 | Vol. 110, No. 42

New USCG cutter arrives in Southeast

Southeast Alaska received a new Coast Guard cutter last week.

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The USCG Cutter Chandeleur arrived in Juneau last week. It is the newest addition to the Coast Guard fleet in Southeast.

Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel welcomed the crew of the USCG Cutter Chandeleur during a ceremony at the Buoy Deck in Juneau on Friday, Oct. 12.

The 110-foot Island Class patrol boat, which can accommodate a crew of 18 personnel, was moved from Miami, Fla., to Alaska to help support the regional response capabilities of the service in Southeast Alaska.

“We welcome the crew of the Chandeleur to Alaska,” said Capt. Scott Bornemann, commander, Coast Guard Sector Juneau. “This platform will help preserve our ability to saf...

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