Today's RELIANCE is the first of the 210' Medium Endurance Cutter Fleet. The RELIANCE was stationed in Corpus Christi after being commissioned in Galveston in 1964, she was in Corpus Christi until 1975. She was built by Todd Shipyards. Her duties included offshore oil rig inspections, fisheries and marine pollution patrols and of course, Search and Rescue. RELIANCE has been homeported in Yorktown, VA, Port Canaveral FL, and New Castle NH. Presently based out of Portsmouth, NH at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, RELIANCE patrols the Atlantic from the eastern coast of Canada to the northern tip of South America. Her many duties include the enforcement of laws and treaties, fisheries, migrant interdiction, drug interdiction, safety inspections, and search and rescue.