Photo by Mitch Waxman

 

MarineLog reports the icebreaking tug USCGC Morro Bay is back in homeport after a 14-month long overhaul, designed to extend her service life by 15 years.

Photo by Mitch Waxman

 

Commissioned in 1981, USCGC Morro Bay (WTGB-106) is the first of the Coast Guard’s 140-foot bay class to undergo a SLEP (service life extension project).

Photo by Mitch Waxman

MarineLog: Major SLEP work items on the Morro Bay included renewal of the crew’s berthing and mess deck, comprehensive navigation and steering systems upgrades, main propulsion motor overhaul, and installation of a new …

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