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Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
County of Baltimore (City).
Baltimore Maritime Museum, 1101 Key Highway, Inner Harbor
National Register Number: 88001826
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Defense - naval facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Museum exhibit; http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-taney.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 7, 1988):
The only surviving warship left afloat that was at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, when the Pacific Fleet was attacked, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter TANEY is one of two preserved SECRETARY class cutters, considered the most successful class of large Coast Guard-built cutters. After service in the Pacific, TANEY was sent into the Atlantic for convoy duty in 1944. Returning to the Pacific in 1945, TANEY participated in the Okinawa Campaign and the occupation of Japan.

The Baltimore Maritime Museum now owns the USCGC Taney.

Taney received Save America's Treasures funding of $200,000 in 2001 to dry-dock it and restore its hull.

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