El Tiburon Blanco
Last Post 17 Mar 2009 02:31 PM by nautical nick. 3 Replies.
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31 Jan 2009 08:37 AM
    Which cutter has this nickname, who gave it to them, and why?

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    "A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
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    01 Feb 2009 04:36 AM
    CGC Steadfast


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    02 Feb 2009 10:54 PM
    OldGuard said...
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    Nick named by Colombian drug smugglers in the 1970's for being such a nemesis to their illegal drug operations.  It is Spanish for "The White Shark."


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    USCG Cutter Mellon WHEC 717 Seattle, WA

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    17 Mar 2009 02:31 PM
    A lesser known nickname was "The Phid"
    Or on a really bad day "The Non-Skid Fid"


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