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2003 - USCG Cutter MONHEGAN (WPB 1305 ) Coast Guard stock photo #5163
7-JUL-2003 Sunbird Photos by Don Boyd

2003 - USCG Cutter MONHEGAN (WPB 1305 ) Coast Guard stock photo #5163

USCG Base Key West, FL


Number in service throughout the Coast Guard: 41
Length: 110 feet
Beam: 21 feet
Displacement: 154 tons
Power plant: 2 diesel engines
Commissioned: 1986-1992

110-foot Island-class Patrol Boats are a Coast Guard modification of a highly successful British-designed patrol boat. With excellent range and seakeeping capabilities, the Island Class, all named after U.S. islands, replaced the older 95-foot Cape-class patrol boats. These cutters are equipped with advanced electronics and navigation equipment.

Certain 110-foot patrol boats were modified and lengthened to 123-feet, such as the MONHEGAN:

Number in service throughout the Coast Guard: 8
Length: 123 feet
Beam: 21 feet
Displacement: 176 tons
Power plant: 2 diesel engines
Commissioned: 2004

123-foot Island-class Patrol Boats are a modification of the 110' Island Class patrol boat and being phased into service as part of the Deepwater project.. These cutters are equipped with advanced electronics, communications equipment and navigation systems.

Cutters in service:

* ATTU (WPB 1317) Key West, FL
* MANITOU (WPB 1302) Miami Beach, FL
* MATAGORDA (WPB 1303) Key West, FL
* METOMPKIN (WPB 1325) Key West, FL
* MONHEGAN (WPB 1305 Key West, FL
* NUNIVAK (WPB 1306) Key West, FL
* PADRE (WPB 1328) Key West, FL
* VASHON (WPB 1308) Key West, FL


other sizes: small original
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