“Queen of the Fleet,” 67 year old Acushnet, to be Decom March 11

A ship with a long and proud tradition, USCGC Acushnet (WMEC-167) will soon be decommissioned. More about her and the impact of her decommissioning on her homeport, Ketchikan, here.

Picture of CGC ACUSHNET with USCG & Homeland Security seals

 

 

 

USCGC Smilax (WLIC 315), commissioned in 1944, will be the new queen of the fleet.

3 thoughts on ““Queen of the Fleet,” 67 year old Acushnet, to be Decom March 11

  1. Shouldn’t the “Queen of the Sea” be something bigger than the Smilax? Those kiddie cutters don’t count. LOL

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