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Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey welcomed to Pascagoula

Commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Facebook/U.S. Coast guard Heartland) Commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Facebook/U.S. Coast guard Heartland)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey was welcomed Tuesday morning at Singing River Island for a commissioning ceremony.

The cutter was built in Louisiana and is the first of two new fast response cutters that will be homeported in Pascagoula. The ships replaces a 50-year-old legacy cutter and will be used in missions throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

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