LAST OF GLOUCESTER’S COAST GUARD ISLAND CUTTERS, THE KEY LARGO

By 2023, the Coast Guard plans to phase out home-ported Island Cutters. They will be replaced with a fleet of six larger vessels called Fast Response Cutters that will be ported and maintained in Boston.

USCG Key Largo from Niles Beach

2 thoughts on “LAST OF GLOUCESTER’S COAST GUARD ISLAND CUTTERS, THE KEY LARGO

  1. elizabeth oavese

    Sounds like an upgraded vessel but will miss the Key Largo. I vote for the next one dock in Gloucester- makes sense to me.

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