Fisheries & Oceans

Coast guard’s aging fleet ‘risks falling below international standards’: Internal brief

The feds are spending billions on replacements, but most larger ships are not expected to arrive until at least 2025.

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent, right, in the Arctic Ocean Sept. 5, 2009. It was put into service in 1969 and could continue until a replacement arrives, expected in 2022. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Patrick Kelley


PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 12:00 AM

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