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#211070 - 08/04/18 05:48 PM Another Year Has Gone By!!!
flacoastie Online

Registered: 10/02/01
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Loc: Ocala, FL 34471
Happy 228th Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard. They are still expected to DO EVERYTHING, WITH NOTHING, FOREVER. And they are holding to these expectations and always will.

#211071 - 08/05/18 07:58 PM Re: Another Year Has Gone By!!! [Re: flacoastie]
Dave H Online

Registered: 01/01/70
Posts: 7819
Loc: Kokomo, IN
They do seem to get their money's worth out of their cutters and other floating items. 50+ years out of some of their cutters is quite an accomplishment. However, I do recall a point in time they tried to extend the length of some of their cutters without getting BuShips and the Navy involved, and failed miserably. . .

I will say that I have seen some RHIBS I wouldn't mind having, like the 28 or so footer with 3 (yes, 3) 225 outboards.


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