U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa decommissioned after 34 years


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The 110-foot U.S. Coast Guard cutter Anacapa bids Petersburg farewell in 2022 as it leaves for Port Angeles to replace the cutter Cuttyhunk.

"I want to thank the crew serving today, and all who served aboard Anacapa over these many years, for their dedication and service to our country," said Rear Admiral Charles Fosse, commander of United States Coast Guard District 13, during the decommissioning ceremony for USCG cutter Anacapa on April 26 in Port Angeles, Washington.

Commissioned in 1990, Anacapa spent 32 of its 34 years homeported in Petersburg, and the last two years in Port Angeles.

The 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter carried a crew of 17 or 18 people, and carried out a mission of law enforcement, search and rescue, and maritime...

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