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U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

June 06, 2012


U.S. Coast Guard

Contact: Public Affairs Detachment New York

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Coast Guard, port partners safely escort Space Shuttle Enterprise to Manhattan-based museum (PHOTOS AVAILABLE)

NEW YORK – Coast Guard boat crews working closely with their port partners safely escorted the Space Shuttle Enterprise though New York Harbor to its new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan, Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

The Enterprise, the first Space Shuttle orbiter built for NASA, will be housed at the museum and is scheduled to be a new exhibit there.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boat crew from Station New York enforces a safety zone around a barge carrying the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise, while it transits through New York Harbor to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boat crew from Station New York enforces a safety zone around a barge carrying the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise, while it transits through New York Harbor to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Auxiliary boat crew help maintain a safety zone around a barge carrying the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise, while it transits through the New York Harbor to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Auxiliary boat crew help maintain a safety zone around a barge carrying the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise, while it transits through the New York Harbor to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Auxiliarist stands watch aboard a Station New York response boat enforcing a safety zone around the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise as it arrives at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Auxiliarist stands watch aboard a Station New York response boat enforcing a safety zone around the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise as it arrives at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

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