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DECOMMISSIONED 3,250 TON USCGC GALLATIN FORMALLY TRANSFERRED TO THE NIGERIAN NAVY ; RECHRISTENED NNS OKPABANA

As Nigerian sailors stand at attention, the American flag is lowered for the last time on the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. After 45 years of service, the Gallatin was transferred to the … Continue reading

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CHARLESTON-BASED CUTTER, USCGC GALLATIN, TO BE DECOMMISSIONED TODAY (31 MARCH, 2014); SET FOR NIGERIAN NAVAL SERVICE

The 3,250 ton USCGC Gallatin – set to be decommissioned March 31st, 2014. She will be transferred to the Nigerian Navy CHARLESTON POST AND COURIER 30 March, 2014 The Charleston-based Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin will be decommissioned Monday,ending a 45-year … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY TO RECEIVE TWO EX-UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AND UNITED STATES NAVY SHIPS IN 2014, ‘USNS JOHN MCDONNELL’ AND ‘USCGC GALLATIN’ NETTED – CNS; NIGERIAN NAVY ANNOUNCE PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR 57TH ANNIVERSARY (NAVY WEEK 2013)

The USCGC Gallatin is a 115 metre 3,250 ton Hamilton-class ship. She is a sister ship to the NNS Thunder F90 which was transferred to the Nigerian Navy on May 13, 2011 and entered Nigerian service on January 23, 2012. … Continue reading

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