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USCGC Cottonwood (WAGL 209)
Nan - Roger - Xray - Mike
ex-USED Le Claire
Cottonwood served both the U.S. Army, U.S. Light House Service and the U.S. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Cutter:Built in 1915 by Rippley Boat Company, Grafton, ILCommissioned USED Le Claire in 1915 by the U.S. Army Corps of EngineersTransferred to the Coast Guard 17 May 1938 and commissioned USLHT CottonwoodReclassified USCGC Cottonwood (WAGL 209) in 1939Decommission 25 May 1946Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 243 t.Length 151'Beam 34' 8"Draft 5'Complement 36Speed 8 kts.Propulsion: One Foster-Wheeler Express boiler, two 320hp tandem compound steam engines, one stern paddle-wheel.
View the USCGC Cottonwood (WAGL 209)
Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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