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USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360)
Career (United States) Ensign of the United States Coast Guard.svg
Name: USCG Blue Shark
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards
Homeport: United States Coast Guard (Everett, Washington)
Status: in active service, as of 2019
Badge:
USCGC BLUE SHARK Unit Crest
General characteristics
Displacement: 91 Long ton
Length: 87 ft (27 m)
Beam: 19 ft 5 in (5.92 m)
Draft: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Propulsion: 2 x MTU diesels
Speed: 25 kn (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Range: 900 nmi (1,700 km)
Endurance: 5 days
Complement: 10
Armament: 2 × .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns
Notes: [1]

USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360) is an 87-foot (27 m) long Marine Protector class coastal patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard built by Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana. Blue Shark, one of the newest cutters in the Coast Guard fleet, is homeported at Everett, Washington and her primary missions are ports, waterways and coastal security, search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental response, recreational boating safety and military readiness.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "USCGC BLUESHARK (WPB 87360)". USCG Acquisition Directorate. http://www.uscg.mil/d13/units/factsheets/usCGC_Blueshark.pdf. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 

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