The project was carried out at the Coast Guard Industrial Production Facility New Orleans at their dockside facilities near New Orleans East on March 11, 2013.
The Barbara Mabrity is part of the USCG’s 175-foot Keeper Class Coastal Class Buoy Tenders, which are the first Coast Guard cutters equipped with Z-Drive propulsion units instead of the standard propeller and rudder configuration. They are designed to independently rotate 360 degrees.
Based out of Mobile, AL, the Barbara Mabrity tasked with maintaining aids to navigation (ATON) and search and rescue (SAR) from as far west as Baton Rogue, LA to as far east as Carrabelle, FL.
The Barbara Mabrity is named after the famous lighthouse keeper assigned to the Key West Light in the 1800’s.
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday Commandant Karl Schultz, in the annual State of the Coast Guard Address, outlined the US Coast Guard’s perseverance through a difficult year and highlighted recent...
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