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USCGC Althea (WAGL 223)



Call sign:
November - Romeo - William - Zulu

ex-USLHT Althea


Althea Class Light House Tender:

  • Built in 1930 by New London Ship and Engine Company, Groton, Connecticut
  • Commissioned USLHT Althea, 30 April 1930
  • Designated in 1939 as a Coastal Buoy Tender USCGC Althea (WAGL 223)
  • Decommissioned 10 November 1962
  • Sold 26 November 1963 to the Leeward Trading Company of Miami, FL for $2,567.50
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 120 t.
  • Length 80' 9"
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 3' 8"
  • Complement 9
  • Speed 6 kts.
  • Propulsion: Two 4-cylinder Cummins diesel engines with reduction gears, two shafts.
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