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USCGC Alder (WAGL 216)
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Alder served both the U.S. Lighthouse Service and Coast Guard
Coast Guard Cutter:Built in 1916 as Lummi at Tacoma, WAAcquired in March 1924 and placed in service as USLHT AlderExploded and sank in 1929 but was soon after re-floated and rebuiltCommissioned USCGC Alder (WAGL 216) in December 1940Decommissioned 11 December 1947Sold 14 June 1948 and renamed AcmeRegistered in 1949 to Acme Fisheries, Inc., of Seattle, WA as the fishing boat AcmeSold in 1960 and renamed LummiFoundered and sank 15 November 1960 off the coast of Baja, CA.
Specifications:Displacement 80 t.1949 - 59 t.Length 72'1949 - 64.2'Beam 16'1949 - 16.3'Draft 7' 6"1949 - 8.2'Complement 13 (1942)1949 - 10Speed 8 kts.Armament: One depth charge track (1945)Propulsion: One 110bhp Atlas Imperial diesel engine, one shaft.
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Alder - Any of various deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Alnus, native chiefly to northern temperate regions and having alternate simple toothed leaves and tiny fruits in woody, cone-like catkins
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