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1 Little Harbor Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Tel: (508) 457-3285
Fax: (508) 457-3261

United States Coast Guard
Cutter Hammerhead (WPB-87302)

"Defenders of the Deep"

USCGC Hammerhead

Unit Description

The USCGC Hammerhead is home ported in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. It is the second boat built of the Marine Protector Class. She was built in Lockport, LA. The CGC Hammerhead is used in multi-facets by the Coast Guard. It has been used mostly as a Homeland Security and Fisheries Patrol Vessel, but its missions include port security and search and rescue activities as well.




Reporting Structure

Area Units

  • Aids to Navigation Team (ANT) Woods Hole
  • Station Woods Hole
  • Sector Southeastern New England
  • CGC Monomoy (WPB 1326)
  • CGC Sanibel (WPB 1312)
  • CGC Tybee (WPB 1330)

CG Auxiliary

Last Modified 1/12/2016