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USCGC Linden (WAGL 228)



Call sign:
November - Romeo - William - Tango

ex-USLHT Linden


Linden Class Light House Tender:

  • Built in 1931 by Merrill Stevens Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Commissioned USLHT Linden, 22 July 1931
  • Became USCGC Linden in 1939
  • Designated as a Coastal Buoy Tender WAGL-228 in November 1941
  • Reclassified in 1942 as an Inland Buoy Tender WLI-228
  • Decommissioned 29 May 1969
  • Sold 22 May 1970 and renamed Venture by her new owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 400 t.
  • Length 121' 4"
  • Beam 25'
  • Draft 6' 9"
  • Complement 16 (1936)
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Propulsion: Two 120shp Winton diesel engines driving two General Electric generators, one shaft.
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    Linden 25k Being fitted out during construction
    Photo from Kenrick A. Claflin & Son Nautical Antiques website
    John Spivey

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