US Coast Guard LCM(6) 1985
May 16, 2013 in Ships
LCM(6) USCG Cable Repair Boat. Another version of the LCM by Trumpeter.
The US Coat Guard utilized a number of LCM(6) as cable repair craft, used to string power line transmission cables as well as telephone to off shore lighthouses. These boats were 56 feet in length and had a crews cabin aboard for extended trips. This particular boat was based in Portsmouth NH and served lighthouses in New England.
Cable Boat “aground” ready for work.
River range light, Maine
The Chief maps out the work to be done first.
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