New London-Based Cutter Moving to Cleveland

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay at the Cleveland Moorings, December 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class George Degener. A Coast Guard cutter is leaving the city [of New London, Connecticut] for a new home in Cleveland.

Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. said the Morro Bay will transfer this summer so it can break ice on the Great Lakes. There are no plans to assign another ship to New London to take the Morro Bay‘s place anytime in the near future, Papp, the Coast Guard commandant, added.

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