Great Lakes Shipyard Replaces Propulsion Controls on USCG Cutter
Monday, September 30, 2013
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Great Lakes Shipyard is completing the replacement of the main propulsion control system on the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay. 

This work marks the final installation under a five-year contract with the USCG’s Engineering Logistics Center, Baltimore, Md.  This contract included installation of new main propulsion control systems for the entire fleet of nine 140-foot Bay Class of Ice Breaking tugs.

The Shipyard’s mobile vessel crew is conducting the work on-site in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and is to be completed in early October.

Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service state-of-the-art facility specializing in every kind of marine construction, fabrication and repair for all types of commercial and government vessels and barges as well as both on-site and off-site topside work and emergency repairs of every kind. The Shipyard’s current order book includes fabrication of a new floating breakwater for Whiskey Island Marina and drydocking and repairs on the R/V Spencer F. Baird of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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