CG 44363

Motor lifeboat CG 44363 was built at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1966 at a cost of $118,000. (1) It was first assigned to Station Quillayute River in 1967. (1) This exhibit presents artifacts and photographs of CG 44363 throughout its commendable service life.

CG 44363 or CG 44393 in 1975. U.S. Coast Guard photo
CG 44363, circa 1979. Don Abrahamson photo courtesy of PS1 (USCG ret.) Nick Tiberio
CG 44363, circa 1979. Don Abrahamson photo courtesy of PS1 (USCG ret.) Nick Tiberio
CG 44363 and CG 44393, circa 1979. Don Abrahamson photo courtesy of PS1 (USCG ret.) Nick Tiberio
CG 44363 and CG 44393, circa 1979. Don Abrahamson photo courtesy of PS1 (USCG ret.) Nick Tiberio
CG 44363 in 1981. U.S. Coast Guard photo/ BM2 Thomas
CG 44363 returns to the mooring basin, circa 1996. James C. Johnston (MK3, CG Station Quillayute River, 1996-1998) photo
Fuel oil tank capacity placard from CG 44363. BMCM (USCG ret.) Michael Saindon photo


Before and after of an operational 44′ motor lifeboat and CG 44363 in its final resting place on James Island. U.S. Coast Guard photos

References

(1) CDR Hasselbalch, James M. Investigation into the Capsizing and Subsequent Loss of MLB 44363 and the Death of Three Coast Guard Members That Occurred at Coast Guard Station Quillayute River on 12 FEB 1997. March, 1997.

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