USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910)

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USCGC Thetis (WMEC-910) is a United States Coast Guard Famous-class medium endurance cutter. She is the 10th ship of the Famous Class cutters designed and built for the U.S. Coast Guard and the 3rd vessel to bear the name. Laid down August 24, 1984 by Robert Derecktor Shipyard Incorporated of Middletown, Rhode Island.

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USCGC Thetis (WMEC-910) is a United States Coast Guard Famous-class medium endurance cutter. She is the 10th ship of the Famous Class cutters designed and built for the U.S. Coast Guard and the 3rd vessel to bear the name. Laid down August 24, 1984 by Robert Derecktor Shipyard Incorporated of Middletown, Rhode Island. She was launched April 29, 1986 and named for the Greek goddess Thetis, the mother of Achilles. She was commissioned on June 30, 1989. Thetis conducts patrols throughout the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.

Her homeport is Key West, Florida

Her duties include law enforcement, search and rescue, homeland security, and national defense. Patrols last anywhere up to two to three months.

As part of Operation Martillo, the Thetis conducted drug interdiction missions in the Eastern Pacific, along the coasts of Central and South America. Its 68-day patrol netted 15,000 pounds of cocaine and other illegal narcotics.

Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.

Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard

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