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Coast Guard Assets

Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.

Asset | April 26, 2019

65-foot small harbor tug


Length: 65 feet
Beam: 16 feet
Speed: 10 knots
Range: 850 nautical miles at 9.8 knots; 2,700 nautical miles at 5.8 knots
Ice breaking: up to 12 inches
The 65-foot small harbor tugs are multi-mission cutters. Their primary missions are domestic ice breaking, port security, search and rescue, and law enforcement operations on rivers and inland areas.

The 65-foot harbor tugs were built between 1962 and 1967 that have the distinction of operating only on the East Coast, from Maine to Virginia.