>CGC JAMES RANKIN Featured as Local Landmark


One of the three Keeper Class, Coastal Buoy Tenders in the Fifth District, CGC JAMES RANKIN sports the title of “Keeper of the Bay.” Homeported in Curtis Bay, Maryland, the Maryland Gazette featured a photo of JAMES RANKIN as a local landmark in its 2/12 picture quiz. The picture shows JAMES RANKIN and her crew getting ready to re-set the 2 Dundalk East Channel Buoy in Baltimore Harbor after completing service to it. The puzzle stumped many readers, but was solved by a Coast Guard Yard worker.