United States Coast Guard Visit

Bristol Borough received a visit form the United States Coast Guard Marine Patrol Vessel Bonito.  The vessel is stationed out of Coast Guard Station Cape May.  Their Homeland Security mission includes the Delaware River.  The vessel docked overnight at the Bristol Borough Docks.  The crew took advantage of Mill Street and visited several businesses and restaurants.  The 87' USCG Bonito has an eleven man crew, has a draws of 5' 7" and can reach speeds up to 25 knots.  The crew is looking forward to returning to the Bristol area in the upcoming months.