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Lightship Huron (LV-103) added to NRHP

On 12 July 1976 Lightship Huron (LV-103) was added to the National Register for Historic Places

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USCGC Electra launched

On 30 June 1934, USCGC Electra was launched at the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. After a year of Coast Guard service, she was acquired by the USN to become President Roosevelt's presidential yacht. As such she was renamed USS Potomac on January 30, 1936 and is now a museum ship in Oakland, CA

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USCGC Mackinaw (WAGB-83) moves to permanent berth

15 years ago today, on 21 June 2006 ice breaker USCGC Mackinaw (WAGB-83) moved under its own power from Cheboygan (where she was decommissioned on 10 June 2006), to Mackinaw City, MI, where she now serves as a museum ship known as Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum

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USCGC Eagle WIX-327 launched

On 13 June 1936 sail training ship Horst Wessel was launched at Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany. At the end of WWII she was won by the United States in a drawing of lots with the Soviet and British navies as war reparations, requested by the United States Coast Guard Academy's Superintendent, and became the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327).
United States Coast Guard Barque Eagle, New London, CT

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WAGB-83 decommissioned

On 10 June 2006 icebreaker USCGC Mackinaw - WAGB-83 was decommissioned
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum, Mackinaw City, MI

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USCGC Acacia (WLB-406) decommissioned

On 7 June 2006 180-foot seagoing buoy tender USCGC Acacia (WLB-406) was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at SS City of Milwaukee, Manistee, MI

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Lightship Huron (LV-103) laid down

On 5 June 1918 Lightship Huron (LV-103) was laid down at Consolidated Shipbuilding Co., Morris Heights, Bronx, NY
Port Huron Museums, Port Huron, MI

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USCGC Taney WHEC-37 launched

On 3 June 1936 High Endurance Cutter USCGC Taney WHEC-37 was launched at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Miss Corinne F. Taney.

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USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 launched

On 3 June 1936 Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 was launched at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Ms. Katherine Ingham Brush.
USCGC Ingham Museum, Key West, FL

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USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 decommissioned

On 27 May 1988 Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 was decommissioned.
USCGC Ingham Museum, Key West, FL

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