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Coast Guard Gets New Craft for Channel Islands Harbor Station

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2013 8:40am

The Coast Guard has some speedy new craft to help patrol the Ventura, and Santa Barbara County coastlines.

The Coast Guard station at Channel Islands Harbor now has a new 29 foot, and a new 45 foot boat.

Coast Guard officials say they new boats are faster than older craft, allowing them to get to the scene of emergencies quicker.

The new boats are part of a nationwide effort by the agency to upgrade its fleet with faster, and more versatile craft.

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