USCGC PENOBSCOT BAY is the seventh of nine ships in the U.S. Coast Guard’s class of small icebreakers. In commission since January 4, 1985, PENOBSCOT BAY is one of two WTGB class cutters homeported at Bayonne Ocean Terminal. PENOBSCOT BAY’s warm weather missions include law enforcement, search and rescue, aids to navigation, cadet training, and port, waterways, and coastal security (PWCS). During the winter months, PENOBSCOT BAY conducts icebreaking operations on the Hudson River to assist commercial ship and barge traffic as far north as Albany, New York.
Cutting a nice wake
Profile on the bridge