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Great Lakes

240′ Mackinaw Class Icebeaking Buoy Tender
Replaced the original Mackinaw which retired in 2006
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Designation Name Classification Hull Num Service Comments Pictures
USCGC Mackinaw WLBB 30 2005 – Active Replacement for the original Mac on the Lakes
Combines the ATON design of a buoy tender
with the hull of a heavy icebreaker
Powered by 2 azipods and sporting 2 bow thrusters
Extremely maneuverable design