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USCGC Carr (CGE 30)



Call sign (1924):
Nan - Easy - Xray - Pup

ex-USS Eagle No. 30



Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Mike - Nan

Eagle No. 30 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard


Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 19 November 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 8 March 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 30, 14 August 1919
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 19 December 1919 at the Coast Guard Academy New London, CT and commissioned USCGC Carr (CGE 30)
  • Assigned to the USCG Depot Curtis Bay, MD
  • Decommissioned 16 November 1922 and sold to the Pottstown Steel Co. of Pottstown, PA
  • Scrapped in 1923.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 615 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 18.3 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts, and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Bureau Express boilers, Poole geared turbine, one shaft.
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    Eagle Boat No. 30 25k
    Namesake:

    1st LT of Engineers John Thomas Carr, USCG, Class of 1912 Revenue Cutter Service School of Instruction, a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I. LT Carr served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War and received a bronze medal for his service during the Battle of Santiago in July 1898

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