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NavSource Online: Eagle-Class Patrol Craft
Call sign (1924):
Nan - Easy - Jig - Vice
ex-USS Eagle No. 16
Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Love - Pup
Eagle No. 16 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
Eagle Class Patrol Craft:Laid down 22 July 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MILaunched 11 January 1919Commissioned USS Eagle No. 16, 5 June 1919Transferred to the Coast Guard 19 December 1919 at New London, CT and commissioned USCGC McGourtyOperated out of Baltimore, MDDecommissioned 16 November 1922 and soldFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 710 t.Length 200' 9"Beam 25' 9"Draft 13' 6"Speed 18.32 kts.Complement 68Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts and two .50 cal. machine gunsPropulsion two Thorny-Craft Bureau Model boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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Charles L. Northrop collection
Great Grandson of Charles L. Northrop, ships cook
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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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