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US Coast Guard celebrates its 224th birthday

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  • Updated: May 31, 2016
  • Published August 5, 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot icebreaker and scientific research vessel based in Seattle, was open for public tours while moored in Seward as the Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014.

Also moored in Seward -- its home port -- was the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mustang, a 110-foot patrol vessel, was also available for public tours. The Cutter Mustang performs search and rescue missions and fisheries enforcement when underway.

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