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USCG MOHAWK (WPG-78) - Key West, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29
N 24° 33.139 W 081° 48.460
17R E 418203 N 2715617
Quick Description: This Coast Guard Cutter was originally an ice-breaker on the Hudson and Delaware Rivers. It's now on display at the Truman Waterfront.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2009 9:57:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM6M9E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 12

Long Description:
The Mohawk was assigned to work with the Navy in November of 1941. During the war she launched 14 attacks on enemy vessels. During the war, she rescued 293 men from the USAT Chatham and 24 men from SS Barberry. In 1945 the Mohawk went back to ice-breaking duties.
The Mohawk is now a museum on the water in Key West. The museum is open to visitors Monday thru Saturday from 10 to 4.
Be sure to visit the website (visit link) or (visit link) for all the specs and a more detailed history on this Coast Guard Cutter.
Type of vessel: "A" Class Cutter. Launched in 1934, commissioned in 1935, and sold in 1948 after being declared "excess."

Hours of use: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: $5

Date: 06/20/2009

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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