Officials seek to stave off decommissioning

Feb 12, 2010 Full story: KRBD-FM Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN, AK Alaska Senator Mark Begich and Ketchikan Gateway Borough officials hope to keep the Coast Guard cutter Acushnet in service or expedite the production of two fast response vessels that would replace it.

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#1 Feb 13, 2010
You know of course this is yet another attack on Alaskan's by the Obama administration to damage our reputation and the reputation of Sarah Palin in order to insure Obama's re-election.

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#2 Feb 28, 2010
That boat needs to be decomissioned for the safty of the crew thats on it. Its 66 years old and its done its job beautifully, there's a time to call it quits and its now.

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