>CGC WILLIAM TATE at the CG YARD, Baltimore

>9/17-CGC WILLIAM TATE (Baltimore, MD) observes as the ship’s two Zdrives are extracted by CG Yard workers and a Rolls Royce technician from Vancouver. These complex propulsion/steering units will be sent to Rolls Royce for refurbishing. The WILLIAM TATE will undergo maintenance in the Yard through November.

WILLIAM TATE will resume her primary mission of Aids-to-Navigation in November, enjoying the manueverability of finely-tuned Zdrives. The 175′ coastal buoytender is homeported in Philly, and area of responsibility includes the Upper Ches thru Upper Del Bay.