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USCGC McGourty



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, MI
  • Launched 11 January 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 16, 5 June 1919
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 19 December 1919 at New London, CT and commissioned USCGC McGourty
  • Operated out of Baltimore, MD
  • Decommissioned 16 November 1922 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 710 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 25' 9"
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 18.32 kts.
  • Complement 68
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion two Thorny-Craft Bureau Model boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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    Eagle Boat 16 199k c. 1919
    Charles L. Northrop collection
    Chuck Northrop
    Great Grandson of Charles L. Northrop, ships cook

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