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Cutter STEELHEAD Crest

United States Coast Guard Cutter
STEELHEAD (WPB 87324)

800 N. Station St.
Port Aransas, TX 78373
Tel: (361) 749-0062
Fax: (361) 749-0063

USCGC STEELHEAD (WPB 87324)

Unit Description

USCGC STEELHEAD is the twenty-fourth vessel of the Marine Protector Class of 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boats built at Bollinger Shipyard, Inc. in Lockport, Louisiana. These cutters replaced the aging 82' Point Class cutter. The cutter makes its home port in Port Aransas, Texas.

Area of Responsibility

USCGC STEELHEAD operates up and down the coast of Texas and along the US/Mexico border.

Command Personnel

Unit Missions

  • Enforcement of Laws and Treaties
  • Fisheries Protection
  • Border Security
  • Search and Rescue

Personnel

Enlisted: 11
Officers: 1

Reporting Structure

Area Units

  • USCGC BRANT (WPB-87348)
  • USCGC MANATEE (WPB-87363)
  • USCGC AMBERJACK (WPB-87315)
  • USCGC MALLET (WLIC 75304)
  • Station South Padre Island
  • Station Port Aransas
  • Station Port O'Connor
Last Modified 07/30/2015