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USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719)
USCGC Boutwell WHEC-719
USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719)
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Name: USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719)
Namesake: George S. Boutwell
Builder: Avondale Shipyards
Cost: US$15 million
Laid down: 1967
Launched: 17 June 1967
Sponsored by: Mrs. Douglas Dillon
Commissioned: 1968
Homeport: San Diego, California
Fate: Active
General characteristics
Displacement: 3,250 tons
Length: 378 feet
Beam: 43 feet
Draught: 15 feet
Propulsion: Two diesel engines and two gas turbine engines
Speed: 29 knots (54 km/h)
Range: 14,000 miles
Endurance: 45 days
Complement: 167 personnel
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 air-search radar
Armament: Otobreda 76 mm, Phalanx CIWS

USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719) is a U. S. Coast Guard high endurance cutter based out of San Diego, California. Named for George S. Boutwell, United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Ulysses S. Grant.

In 2003, Boutwell served in Operation Iraqi Freedom guarding Iraqi oil terminals.

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