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Category: NOAA
August 14, 2009 at 4:02 PM

NOAA fleet moves to Oregon

Newport not a safe harbor While the choice of Newport, Ore., as the new homeport for NOAA’s Pacific fleet may be good by some economic calculation, it simply does not meet the mariner’s most fundamental requirement for a homeport: an all-weather, all-season safe haven for the ships that must approach and depart from the port. [“After…

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