Coast Guard Cutter Cypress Returns Home

Wednesday, November 02, 2005
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cypress (WLB 210) returned to their homeport in Mobile, Ala., Monday, returning from a seven-day trip to southern Florida. The crew of the Cypress departed Mobile on the Oct. 25 en route to Key West, Fla., to conduct Hurricane Wilma recovery operations. Cypress’ crew delivered supplies to Sector Key West and serviced thirteen buoys in the Key West Main Channel. After completing her mission in the immediate Key West area, the crew of the Cypress steamed approximately 60 miles west to the Dry Tortugas. There, they conducted a complete survey of all 52 navigational aids in the area and serviced five of them. The Cypress is a 225-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Mobile, and services navigational aids from Apalachicola, Fla. to the U.S. - Mexico border.

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