USCG Duane

Florida,North America

USCGC Duane was a cutter in the US Coast Guard who served mostly as a rescue vessel. During second world war she participated in tasks in the Atlantic ocean, and was part of Operation Dragoon in 1944 under the invasion of southern France. She also took part in the Vietnam was as a coast guard. In 1985 she was taken out of service, and 27.November 1987 she was scuttled as an artificial reef outside Key Largo. The wreck rest one nautical mile south of Molasses reef on a depth of 35 meter.

Former names:
USCG Duane
USCGC William J. Duane,WPG-33, AGC-6 327,0 x 41,0 x 12,6 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2350 displ Philadelphia ( US ) 1936 Oakland ( US )

25°0′25.98″ N 80°20′47.22″ W

Picture: USCGC Duane
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