Katmai Bay


 Joseph L. Block

Katmai Bay was built in 1978, is 140 feet long and flies a U.S. flag

Kaye E. Barker

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Above, the Katmai Bay docked at the DECC on December 10, 2013. She arrived the day before to assist in ice breaking duties.
katmaibay251021-1-125Picture above taken Friday, October 21, 2005
katmaibay251021-1-119Picture above taken Friday, October 21, 2005
Picture above taken Sunday, April 11, 2004

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Donna December 14, 2014 at 9:50 am

Saw the Katmai Bay (I think it was her hull) departing Duluth blowing one long all the way through the canal and out into the Lake at 9:11. It was very difficult to see because of the soupy conditions in Duluth until she was right next to the camera and then I could barely see the outline of Coast Guard 101. Duluth weather — never a surprise!


Donna December 14, 2014 at 7:17 am

What is the Katmai Bay doing at the DECC? Is there that much ice in the area for her to break up or is there something else going on? She is a much older and smaller ship than the Alder — different class?


holly December 14, 2014 at 7:26 am

donna, she arrived on the 9th. i think she’s been tied up at the DECC the whole time. not sure why. don’t think ice is an issue with daytime temps near forty the last couple of days. above freezing at night.


Tristin (loves ships) April 27, 2013 at 4:17 pm

Is she still run by coast guard


Steve December 18, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Yes, she’s still operated by the Coast Guard. Click on the link…



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