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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
USCGC Atlantic (WIX 271)
Nan - Roger - Mike - Love
ex-USS Atlantic II (SP 651)
Navy call sign (1919):
George - Sail - Jig - Have
Atlantic II served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
Three Masted Auxiliary Schooner:Built in 1903 by Townsend and Downing, Shooter's Island, NYShe gained international notoriety by crossing the Atlantic from Sandy Hook, New Jersey, to The Lizard, England, in 12 days, 4 hours, and one minute. In 1905 she won the Kaiser's CupAcquired by the Navy 10 June 1917Commissioned USS Atlantic II (SP 651), 28 July 1917Decommissioned 11 June 1919 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VASold 24 July 1919Acquired by the Coast Guard 1 April 1941 and commissioned USCGC Atlantic (WIX 271)Decommissioned 27 October 1947Sold 10 September 1948Broken up 30 January 1982 at Newport News Boat Harbor, VA.
Specifications:Displacement 206 t. (Coast Guard 303 t.)Length 185'Beam 29' 6"Draft 18' (Coast Guard 17' 6")Speed 10 kts.Complement 66Armament: Three 3"/50 mounts (Coast Guard none)Propulsion: 11,058 square feet of sail, one 150shp Seaburg vertical triple-expansion engine, one shaft.
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||Wilson Marshall's schooner Atlantic under sail on 17 August 1904
Photo by Charles Edwin Bolles from the Detroit Publishing Co. Collection, which was given to the Library of Congress by the State Historical Society of Colorado in 1949
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division photo 4a03428
|| Under sail, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 72855
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||Under sail in coastal waters, prior to World War I.
Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York.
U.S. Navy photo NH 95757
|USCGC Atlantic (WIX 271)
||National Archives photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Schiena
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