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USCGC Earp (CGE 22)

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 at the Coast Guard Academy New London, CT
  • Commissioned USCGC Earp (CGE 22) 17 March 1920 at the Coast Guard Academy
  • Sent from the East Coast to Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
  • Decommissioned 25 November 1921 at Honolulu
  • Decommissioned 1 January 1923
  • Returned to Navy custody 22 May 1923 and sold
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Eagle Boat No. 22 3k

    1st LT James Marsden Earp, USCG, Class of 1912 Revenue Cutter Service School of Instruction, a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I

    Remember the Tampa!
    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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