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USCGC Legare (WMEC-912)

The USCGC Legare is a Famous Class 270 foot Medium Endurance Cutter. These are multi-mission cutters that can support 1 helicpoter. Primary missions are law enforcement and SAR, but have been utilized in many roles. The Legare has a crew of 100, a top speed of 19 knots, and a typical patrol lasts 60-90 days. The Legare was commissioned in 1990 and is home ported in Portsmouth, VA. All the ships of this class were named after previous cutters.


The USCGC Legare, U.S. Coast Guard Photo

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