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USCGC Bramble

2336 Military St, Port Huron, MI 48060-6663
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The Bramble is now privately owned and restored quite nicely. Historically it is significant... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
TomDearborn
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Dearborn, Michigan
Retired Coast Guard Bouy Tender/Ice Breaker

Beautifully restored vessel, it is operational. Local groups (ie. scouts, civic groups and private... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
michiganbob48060
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PORT HURON
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“ice breaking” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2336 Military St, Port Huron, MI 48060-6663
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Bramble is now privately owned and restored quite nicely. Historically it is significant because of it's ice-breaking in the arctic and it was located in an area during the atomic testing. It was air conditioned and you could tour the entire ship, for a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautifully restored vessel, it is operational. Local groups (ie. scouts, civic groups and private groups) can schedule overnight stays as well as daytime tours. This boat has a very distinguished history, quite a number of firsts.Visit to find out!

1  Thank michiganbob48060
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

this is a Coast Guard buoy tender with ice breaking capabilities. She was commissioned at the end of WW2 & retired after 60 years. She was present at Bikini Atoll during nuclear testing & saw service along both coasts & in South America. With 2...More

3  Thank Ray F
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

The USCG Cutter Bramble accomplished this feat of circumnavigation in 1957, 13 years after she was Commissioned in 1944. Now a commendable Museum in Port Huron, she rests dockside at the Bean Dock, south of the business district on Military Street close to Beard. We...More

3  Thank Ernest M
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

With the USCGC Hollyhock sitting behind it's protective fence with it's no trespassing signs, it was even more exciting to climb aboard the CG vessel that the Hollyhock replaced and that is the retired USCGC Bramble! The trip to the USCGC Bramble is so worth...More

3  Thank Kristina M
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Roy C
27 November 2017|
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Response from TomDearborn | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could make arrangements with the private owner. You can do anything for a price.
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