USCGC VIGILANT 617 5.12.69 WMEC WPG 210 reliance class cutter coast guard

Sistership USCGC VIGILANT WMEC-617 12 May 1969, note her original 3″/50 and long helicopter deck. These ships were originally to be capable of carrying a Sea King, augmented by a towed sonar and Mk32 tubes to conduct convoy operations in the event of WWII. Those upgrades never happened

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