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USCGC MATAGORDA UNDERWAY
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Orcas transits the Columbia River
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Coastal Patrol Ship Crew Living Spaces Tour
Coastal Patrol Ship Crew Living Spaces Tour
Published: 2014/04/28
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USCGC MATAGORDA  Patrols off Miami
USCGC MATAGORDA Patrols off Miami
Published: 2010/10/19
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USS Firebolt (PC-10) Cyclone-Class Patrol Boat
USS Firebolt (PC-10) Cyclone-Class Patrol Boat
Published: 2016/01/09
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RC Island Class Coast Guard Patrol Boat
RC Island Class Coast Guard Patrol Boat
Published: 2014/10/12
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New coast guard patrol boats inaugurated amid tension over territorial disputes
New coast guard patrol boats inaugurated amid tension over territorial disputes
Published: 2015/07/31
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Navy patrol vessel Grizzly No. 60 July 6, 2016
Navy patrol vessel Grizzly No. 60 July 6, 2016
Published: 2016/07/27
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CGC Swordfish: Life Aboard an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat
CGC Swordfish: Life Aboard an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat
Published: 2017/04/28
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Pacific-class patrol boat
Pacific-class patrol boat
Published: 2016/08/19
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Published: 2011/06/19
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Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement - Render Flyaround May 2016
Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement - Render Flyaround May 2016
Published: 2016/05/05
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Cyclone Class Patrol Boat - Small Boat With Big Firepower
Cyclone Class Patrol Boat - Small Boat With Big Firepower
Published: 2014/05/21
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1958 Converted 80' Navy Patrol Boat, For sale at Texas Power Yachts
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Coast Guard responds to disabled tug
Published: 2011/11/09
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Navy patrol ships seen from Galiano Island
Navy patrol ships seen from Galiano Island
Published: 2016/09/17
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The New
The New 'Holland' Patrol Vessel in Open Waters
Published: 2012/06/19
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Coast Guard rescues kayker lost between Maui and Big Island (1/13/15)
Coast Guard rescues kayker lost between Maui and Big Island (1/13/15)
Published: 2015/01/15
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USCG  95 Foot Patrol Boats
USCG 95 Foot Patrol Boats
Published: 2008/11/12
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U.S. Coast Guard 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat
U.S. Coast Guard 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat
Published: 2013/08/18
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1/38 scale RC Island Class US Coast Guard Cutter
1/38 scale RC Island Class US Coast Guard Cutter
Published: 2014/12/21
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Published: 2012/05/03
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Published: 2010/09/24
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DJI INSPIRE Drone Tour, with US COAST GUARD Ship on Patrol!  Simpson Bay, SXM, St Martin, Caribbean
DJI INSPIRE Drone Tour, with US COAST GUARD Ship on Patrol! Simpson Bay, SXM, St Martin, Caribbean
Published: 2015/12/04
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Scale fast supply vessel and Island class cutter
Scale fast supply vessel and Island class cutter
Published: 2012/08/26
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Austal Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB40) - 3D Animation Video
Austal Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB40) - 3D Animation Video
Published: 2017/05/12
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Life on a U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship
Life on a U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship
Published: 2014/04/28
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Freemantle Class patrol Boat
Freemantle Class patrol Boat
Published: 2007/09/21
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Used Patrol Boat For Sale - Twin Diesel Offshore Ship
Used Patrol Boat For Sale - Twin Diesel Offshore Ship
Published: 2014/11/15
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Columbia River transit
Columbia River transit
Published: 2013/11/23
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River-class patrol vessel
River-class patrol vessel
Published: 2016/01/12
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INSIDE | Parola Class Multi-Role Response Vessel BRP Malapascua (MRRV-4403)
INSIDE | Parola Class Multi-Role Response Vessel BRP Malapascua (MRRV-4403)
Published: 2017/03/08
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Gunnery exercise aboard a Coast Guard patrol boat
Gunnery exercise aboard a Coast Guard patrol boat
Published: 2012/10/23
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Published: 2017/09/03
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Published: 2017/05/03
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US Coast Guard patrol boat in action
US Coast Guard patrol boat in action
Published: 2015/04/24
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Kiwanis Island class: Wepa
Kiwanis Island class: Wepa
Published: 2012/01/22
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The British Royal NAvy   River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels
The British Royal NAvy River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels
Published: 2016/08/12
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Armidale, Hemmersley, Patrol boat, PB 82,
Armidale, Hemmersley, Patrol boat, PB 82,
Published: 2012/03/04
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ALL ISLAND CLASS TOURNAMENT PT.2 A-CLASS
ALL ISLAND CLASS TOURNAMENT PT.2 A-CLASS
Published: 2017/05/10
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Published: 2017/06/14
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Reliance Defence Wins Bid For 14 Fast Patrol Vessels For Indian Coast Guard
Reliance Defence Wins Bid For 14 Fast Patrol Vessels For Indian Coast Guard
Published: 2016/09/22
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Navy Patrol Boat - Swift Ships - Vietnam
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Published: 2016/02/08
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Published: 2013/09/16
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USCGC Knight Island (WPB-1348)
USCGC Knight Island (WPB-1348) commissioned in 1992, the second newest Island-class 110
Class overview
Name: Island class
Builders: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Operators: United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard of Georgia,[1] Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Built: 1985-1992 [2]
In service: 1985-today
Completed: 49
Active: 37
General characteristics
Displacement: 168 tons
Length: 110 ft (34 m)
Beam: 21 ft (6.4 m)
Draft: 6.5 ft (2.0 m)
Propulsion: 2 Paxman Valenta or Caterpillar diesels
Speed: 29.5 knots
Range: 3,300 miles
Endurance: 5 days
Boats & landing
craft carried:
1 - Cutter Boat Medium (Yamaha 90 HP outboard engine)
Complement: 16 (2 officers, 14 enlisted)
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-73 radar
Armament:
Aircraft carried: None

The Island-class patrol boat is a class of cutters of the United States Coast Guard. 49 cutters of the class were built, of which 37 remain in commission. Their hull numbers are WPB-1301 through WPB-1349.[3]

Overview[edit]

The 110 ft (34 m) Island-class patrol boats are a U.S. Coast Guard modification of a highly successful British-designed patrol boat. With excellent range and seakeeping capabilities, the Island class, all named after U.S. islands, replaced the older 95 ft (29 m) Cape-class cutters. These cutters are equipped with advanced electronics and navigation equipment and are used in support of the Coast Guard's maritime homeland security, migrant interdiction, drug interdiction, defense operations, fisheries Enforcement, and search and rescue missions. The 58 ordered Sentinel-class cutters, selected under the Fast Response Cutter (FRC) program, are slated to replace the Island class. Six Island class cutters are currently stationed in Manama, Bahrain as a part of Patrol Forces Southwest Asia to provide the Navy's Fifth Fleet with combat ready assets.[4]

Conversion problems[edit]

As built, these vessels were all 110 feet (34 m) in length. In 2002 as part of the Integrated Deepwater System Program, the Coast Guard began refitting some of these vessels, adding 13 feet (4.0 m) to the stern to make room for a high-speed stern launching ramp, and replacing the superstructure so that these vessels had enough room to accommodate mixed gender crews. The refit added about 15 tons to the vessel's displacement, and reduced its maximum speed by approximately one knot. The eight cutters being modified were the USCGC Matagorda (WPB-1303), USCGC Attu (WPB-1317), USCGC Metompkin (WPB-1325), USCGC Padre (WPB-1328), USCGC Manitou (WPB-1302), USCGC Monhegan (WPB-1305), USCGC Nunivak (WPB-1306) and the USCGC Vashon (WPB-1308).[5]

In 2005, then-Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thomas H. Collins made the decision to stop the contractor's conversion at eight hulls when sea trials revealed intractable structural flaws.[6] [7]

In August 2006, a Lockheed Martin engineer went public with allegations that the company and the Coast Guard were ignoring serious security flaws in the refitting project, and that they were likely to repeat the same mistakes on similar projects. The flaws included blind spots in watch cameras, FLIR equipment not suitable for operating under extreme temperatures, and the use of non-shielded cables in secure communications systems, a violation of TEMPEST standards.[8]

In late November 2006 all eight of the 123 ft (37 m) WPBs were taken out of service due to debilitating problems with their lengthened hulls - all eight hulls were cracking when driven at high speed in heavy seas. These as well as other issues - such as C4ISR problems - drove the program $60 million over budget, triple the original bid for the eight boats converted. The 41 unmodified 110's are now being pressed harder to take up the slack.[9] The eight modified were moved to the United States Coast Guard Yard and moored in Arundel Cove.[10]

Gallery[edit]

Operators[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Donates Two Patrol Boats to Georgian Coast Guard". Civil Georgia. 1 October 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/ship/wpb-110.htm
  3. ^ "USCG: 110 ft Patrol Boat". Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Patrol Forces Southwest Asia". USCG.mil. US Coast Guard. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Alpert, B. (August 18, 2011). Feds Sue Bollinger Shipyards Over 'Unseaworthy' Coast Guard Ships. New Orleans Business News. Retrieved March 28, 2012 from http://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2011/08/feds_sue_bollinger_shipyards_o.html.
  6. ^ Nathaniel R. Helms (2005-06-23). "Coast Guard Scramble Over Deepwater Snag". Military.com. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  7. ^ "Coast Guard ends cutter conversion program". marinelog.com. 2005-07-18. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  8. ^ Griff Witte (2006-08-29). "On YouTube, Charges of Security Flaws". Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  9. ^ Eric Lipton (2006-11-30). "Coast Guard to Idle 8 Cutters After $100 Million Renovation". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-08. 
  10. ^ U. S. Coast Guard Patrol Craft. HMC James T. Flynn, Jr. USNR(ret). 2012.
  11. ^ http://www.civil.ge/eng/article.php?id=29475
  12. ^ http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2015/06/01/sea-shepherd-welcomes-the-farley-mowat-and-the-jules-verne-to-its-fleet-1697

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