USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360)

USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360)
USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) in July 2005.
United States
Name: USCGC Blue Shark
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards
Homeport: Everett, Washington, U.S.
Status: in active service
General characteristics [1]
Displacement: 91 lt
Length: 87 ft (27 m)
Beam: 19 ft 5 in (5.92 m)
Draft: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Propulsion: 2 x MTU diesels
Speed: 25 kn (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Range: 900 nmi (1,700 km)
Endurance: 5 days
Complement: 10
Armament: 2 × .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns

USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) is an 87-foot (27 m) long Marine Protector-class coastal patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard built by Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana.


Blue Shark, one of the newest cutters in the U.S. Coast Guard's fleet, is homeported at Everett, Washington and her primary missions are ports, waterways and coastal security, search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental response, recreational boating safety and military readiness.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 "USCGC BLUESHARK (WPB 87360)" (PDF). USCG Acquisition Directorate. Retrieved 20 June 2011.
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