The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bramble man the rails for the last time during the cutter?s decommissioning ceremony May 22, 2003. (USCG photo by PA2 Paul Roszkowski)

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bramble Goes to Court Auction

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama has entered an order to auction off the retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Bramble. Once a familiar site on the Great Lakes, Bramble will be sold at auction on December 4, 2019.

The vintage vessel has been under arrest in Mobile, Alabama, for unpaid bills. She was sold to USCGC Bramble, LLC in 2013. This entity ran the vessel as a museum ship. Financial backer Tom Clark bought Bramble in 2018 and has refurbished her, with plans to recreate her 1957 Northwest Passage voyage.

Bramble was built by the Zenith Dredge Company, Minnesota, and launched on October 23, 1943.

Read more at The Maritime Executive

(Visited 103 times, 1 visits today)

The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

Leave a Reply

Latest from Exclude from Homepage

Go to Top