Historical Photo – Dockside
Apparently, the former USCGC Ewing is up for sale, only $69,000. Considering how the Coast Guard’s budget has been cut, and shipbuilding has been slowed, perhaps the Coast Guard should get her back. It is only 86 years old.
Incredible. Ewing was my first assignment after leaving boot camp in May 1957. Fantastic to see the old girl.
John Fail QMC, USCG (Retired)
Where is my old pal john fail? We were stationed on the Blackhawk
Together in 1963
Lem w. Nash
I nearly got killed while stationed on it resupplying St. George Reef Light, fall of 1958, wave flipped the boat, BM1 Christian coxian 4 of us in the boat,
There is also one of the Point class for sale too on there, Point Lobos I think as well as an old MSB and one of the prototype 47′ MLBs (for a cool $1+ mil). The 125′ Alert is here in Portland and they have been slowly restoring it to shape.
there is a buck and a quarter still afloat?
I served on the Ewing in 1956 while she was assigned to Harbor Entrance Patrol in San Pedro, California. I was the radio operator on the ship