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Bramble (U.S.C.G.C.)

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Registry #1 USCG WAGL.392 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1943 Bramble (U.S.C.G.C.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1943 Place Duluth Area MN Country USA
Designer Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Corp. Measurement (imp) 180' x
Builder Zenith Dredge Company Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Icebreaker
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Lieutenant-Commander H. H. Carter USCG (1957); LCDR G. Todd Prestidge USCG (2003)
She was owned by the United States Coast Guard.
Fate Laid-up Date 2003-00-00
Named Features
Significance of Name
In the spring on 1945, she departed the Great Lakes to her first homeport of San Pedro, Calif., to perform aids to navigation duties. Later that year, BRAMBLE was transferred to Juneau, Ak. For supply and aids to navigation work around the Aleutian Islands. In 1957 this USCG cutter while under the command of H. H. Carter travelled as part of a Coast Guard Squadron of three ships, made an West to East Transit of the Northwest Passage (the First US Vessels to Transit the Northwest Passage).
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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