Cutters

U.S. Coast Guard fast-response cutters USCGC Richard Etheridge (WPC 1102), USCGC Bernard C. Webber (WPC 1101) and USCGC William Flores (WPC 1103) sit together for the first time at Port Canaveral, Fla., Aug. 26, 2012, seeking safe haven from Tropical Storm Isaac. Isaac developed as a tropical storm over the Western Atlantic Ocean Aug. 21, 2012, affecting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before making landfall as a hurricane on the Gulf Coast of the United States. (DoD photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard/Released)

U.S. Coast Guard fast-response cutters USCGC Richard Etheridge (WPC 1102), USCGC Bernard C. Webber (WPC 1101) and USCGC William Flores (WPC 1103) sit together for the first time at Port Canaveral, Fla., Aug. 26, 2012, seeking safe haven from Tropical Storm Isaac. Isaac developed as a tropical storm over the Western Atlantic Ocean Aug. 21, 2012, affecting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before making landfall as a hurricane on the Gulf Coast of the United States. (DoD photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard/Released)

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  1. I have always liked the Coast Guard color scheme. So like any other internet junkie, I looked up the history of their design. I found they hired an outside firm to design that distinctive stripe, and now several other agencies around the world have copied it.

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