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USCGC AB-18
ex-USCGS Voyager
ex-USS Voyager (SP 361)


Voyager served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard

Motorboat:

  • Built by the DeFoe Boat and Engine Co., Bay City, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 July 1917 and commissioned USS Voyager (SP 361)
  • Decommissioned and transferred to the Coast Guard 13 May 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 15 September 1919
  • Commissioned USCGC Voyager 13 April 1921
  • Renamed AB-18, 6 November 1923
  • Disappeared from the Coast Guard list after 1936
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 38 t.
  • Length 52'
  • Beam 11'
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 9.5 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
  • Propulsion: One 50hp 4-cylinder Stork gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Voyager 123k Underway, probably in the Great Lakes area, prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102366
    Naval Historical Center

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