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NavSource Online: Eagle-Class Patrol Craft
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, MILaunched 8 March 1919Commissioned USS Eagle No. 30, 14 August 1919Transferred 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, MDDecommissioned 16 November 1922 and sold to the Pottstown Steel Co. of Pottstown, PAScrapped in 1923.
Specifications:Displacement 615 t.Length 200' 9"Beam 33' 1"Draft 8' 6"Speed 18.3 kts.Complement 61Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts, and two .50 cal. machine gunsPropulsion: Two Bureau Express boilers, Poole geared turbine, one shaft.
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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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