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USCGC Gallatin (WHEC-721)
USCGC Gallatin (WHEC-721)
USCGC Gallatin (WHEC-721)
Career (United States)
Name: USCGC Gallatin
Namesake: Albert Gallatin
Builder: Avondale Shipyards
Laid down: 17 April 1967
Commissioned: 20 December 1968
Homeport: Charleston, South Carolina
Motto: Virtus Cum Ingenio
Status: Active
Badge:

USCGC Gallatin logo.jpg

Crest of the USCGC Gallatin
General characteristics
Displacement: 3,250 tons
Length: 378 ft (115 m)
Beam: 43 ft (13 m)
Draught: 15 ft (4.6 m)
Propulsion: CODOG:
2 × FM diesel engines
2 × PW gas turbines
2 × controllable pitch propellers
Speed: 29 knots (53.7 km/h)
Range: 14,000 miles (22,530 km)
Endurance: 45 days
Complement: 167 personnel
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 air-search radar
Armament: Otobreda 76 mm, Phalanx CIWS

USCGC Gallatin (WHEC-721) is a U.S. Coast Guard Hamilton-class high endurance cutter based out of Charleston, South Carolina. Built at Avondale Shipyards near New Orleans, Louisiana, Gallatin was named for Albert Gallatin, the fourth and longest serving United States Secretary of the Treasury.

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