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USCGC Blue Shark
US Navy 050719-N-9293K-009 The U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Blue Shark (WPB 87360) arrives at its new homeport of Everett, Wash.jpg|border
USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) in July 2005.
Career (United States)
Name: USCGC Blue Shark
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards
Homeport: Everett, Washington, U.S.
Identification:
  • Maritime Mobile Service Identity number: 366999636
  • Callsign: NLEX
Status: in active service, as of 2022
Badge: USCGC BLUE SHARK Unit Crest.svg
General characteristics [1]
Displacement: 91 lt
Length: 87 ft (27 m)
Beam: 19 ft 5 in (5.92 m)
Draft: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Propulsion: 2 x MTU diesels
Speed: 25 kn (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Range: 900 nmi (1,700 km)
Endurance: 5 days
Complement: 10
Armament: 2 × .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns

USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) is an 87-foot (27 m) long Marine Protector-class coastal patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard built by Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana.

History

Blue Shark, one of the newest cutters in the U.S. Coast Guard's fleet, is homeported at Everett, Washington and her primary missions are ports, waterways and coastal security, search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental response, recreational boating safety and military readiness.[1]

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