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USCGC EM Euphane (WYP 360)
ex-USS Helen Euphane (SP 403)

Helen Euphane served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.

Menhaden Fishing Vessel:

  • Built in 1902 by E. James Tull, Pocomoke City, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy 23 May 1917 and commissioned USS Helen Euphane (SP 403)
  • Sold to her original owner 15 May 1919
  • Acquired by the Coast Guard and commissioned USCGC EM Euphane (WYP 360), 23 March 1943 (The EM in front of the name stood for Emergency Manning)
  • Decommissioned 22 November 1943
  • Returned to her owner 29 December 1944
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 178 t.
  • Length 120'
  • Beam 20' 4"
  • Draft 7' 3"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 380bhp diesel engine, one shaft.
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