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USCGC Brier (WAGL / WLI-299)
USCGC Brier Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Coast Guard Bluebell-Class Buoy Tender
Laid down at Dubuque Boat & Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
Launched, 5 August 1942
Delivered to the US Coast Guard and commissioned USCGC Brier (WAGL-299), 2 July 1943
Assigned to the 6th Coast Guard District at Charleston, S.C.
Reassigned to Burnswick, GA., 16 January 1952
Reassigned to Atlantic City, N.J., 9 November 1965
Placed in reserve at St. George, Staten Island, N. Y., 10 November 1966
Recommissioned, 25 April 1967, assigned to Boston. MS.
Decommissioned, 9 November 1967
Transferred to the US Navy, 10 March 1969
Placed in service as Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-307
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 2 June 1983
Displacement 178 t.(fl)
Beam 24' 7"
Draft 5' 4"
Deck Gear 5 ton boom capacity, air powered hoist
Speed 10 kts.
Range 3,000 nm range at 6.5 knots
Propulsion two Murphy 6-cylinder diesel engines, 330 BHP, twin propellers
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The CG History Center
U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office - Brier, 1943 WAGL / WLI-299
Last Updated 29 September 2006
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