Staten Island Ferry nearing completion at Marinette Marine's shipyard
Marinette Marine's shipyard
Christening and Launch of
United States Coast Guard Cutter
USCGC Mackinaw
Old Mackinaw

USCGC Mackinaw

New Mackinaw

Mighty Mac Home

USCGC Mackinaw

Length...240 feet     Beam...58 feet    Draft (full)...16 feet
Displacement (full)...3,350 tons   Range at 12 knots...4000 nautical miles
Officers...9   Crew...47
3 Caterpillar 3612 Turbocharged V-12 engines    3360 KW each
2 ABB azimuthing electric propulsion drive where the propulsion motor is installed inside a
submerged azimuthing (unlimited 360 degrees) pod and coupled directly to an extremely short
propeller shaft. 

Playing the National Anthem at USCGC Mackinaw's Christening and Launch Ceremony

Crowd waiting for the launch in Menominee, Michigan, across the Menominee River

Page 1 - before launch  Page 2 - at shipyard   Page 3 - ceremony    Page 4 - launch

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