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USCGC Halibut (WPB 87340), Marina Del Rey, CA

CGC HALIBUT (WPB 87340)

Marina Del Rey, CA

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Featured Picture
29 August 2011 - CG-6501 (A HH-65 Rescue Helicopter from Airs Station Los Angeles) conducts a close fly-by of CGC HALIBUT as part of their joint efforts during a Koru-Care visit. Koru-care is a program that makes wishes happen for terminally ill children from New Zealand. Photo Credit: AUX Steve Lee.

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

HALIBUT is under the operational command of Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach and is responsible for patrolling 300 miles of the southern California coast from Morro Bay to Dana Point, including the Channel Islands and Catalina Island. HALIBUT conducts safety boardings of recreational boats and commercial fishing boats to ensure the vessels are safe for sea. In addition, HALIBUT provides security for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (together the busiest port in America). This duty includes boarding and escorting motor tankers and container ships in and out of the ports.

Last Modified 9/19/2013