A virtual museum remembering the CG 44363 disaster
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.
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
(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.