The Great Lakes Group


Shipyard Completes Repair Work on USCG Cutter BUCKTHORN

Great Lakes Shipyard has completed extensive repair work on the United States Coast Guard Cutter BUCKTHORN, an 100-foot inland buoy tender based out of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  Steel repairs, cleaning, and painting along with other various inspection, maintenance, and repairs were performed on the vessel.

The BUCKTHORN is the Great Lakes’ oldest USCG cutter, commissioned on August 18, 1963.