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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Coast Guard to patrol around Wrangell, Petersburg through August


The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct operations with a couple of smaller boats for a few months between Wrangell and Petersburg, with an emphasis on safety checks.

From June until August, two 29-foot Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security boats will patrol the region for search-and-rescue missions, vessel inspections and protecting marine life.

The two smaller vessels will be handling operations since Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa, which usually patrols the area, is being relocated to Washington state. There will be a gap in coverage until Anacapa’s replacement, the 87-foot Cutter Pike, arrives fr...

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