The Legendary 44-Foot Motor Lifeboat. Originally designed in 1961, the steel-hulled 44-foot motor life boats were built at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, MD., between 1963 and 1972. The 44-foot motor lifeboat was the standard workhorse of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) rescue boat fleet. US Coast Guard 44ft Motor Lifeboat Wood Model Kit by Dumas US COAST GUARD MODEL BOATS and SHIPS In 1963 the pleasure boating industry was booming with more new boaters than ever before. The 44′ MLB has been replaced by the 47′ MLB. The US Coast Guard built 110 of these self-righting 44 foot motor lifeboats which have served courageously under the most challenging demands of surf, sea, and rescue. The Coast Guard’s workhorse lifeboats are in danger of becoming obsolete with aging engines, and the answer will be either building a new class or embarking on a major service life extension, the Coast Guard’s acquisition chief says. USCG 44 Foot Motor Lifeboat Replica Model Boat 16” Coast Guard life boat, United States Coast Guard Model Boats, US Coast Guard replica lifeboats for sale Brand: Nautical Imports. Cold cast resin model boat collectible. 4" x 7". Cold cast resin model boat collectible. The US Coast Guard 44 Foot Motor Life Boat was the workhorse of the rescue boat fleet. Currently unavailable. Product Description. Motor lifeboats are the workhorses of many Coast Guard rescue stations. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. $70.00. 44-Foot Lifeboat, Revised. US Coast Guard 44 Foot Motor Lifeboat by Harbour Lights. 44 Foot Motor Lifeboat by Harbour Lights. 110 Ft. Tybee Island Class Coast Guard Cutter Model Boat by Harbour Lights. In the late 1950s the United States Coast Guard sought a replacement for the 36-foot motor lifeboat that had become its workhorse. Item# AB113. 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