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USCGC Earp



Call sign (1924):
Nan - Easy - King - Fox

ex-USS Eagle No. 22



Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Love - Watch

Eagle No. 22 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.


Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 5 August 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 10 February 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 22, 17 July 1919
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 19 December 1919
  • Commissioned USCGC Earp 17 March 1920
  • Sent from the East Coast to Honolulu, HI
  • Decommissioned 22 May 1923, returned to Navy custody and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 615 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 18.3 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts, and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Bureau Express boilers, Poole geared turbine, one shaft.
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    PE-22 140k Photo album of the USCGC Earp
    Photo courtesy of the Coast Guard from the collection of Sigurd Christiansen
    Robert Hurst
    PE-22 168k c. 1921
    Crew photo
    Photo courtesy of the Coast Guard from the collection of Sigurd Christiansen

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