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USCGC Beech (WAGL 205)
Nan - Roger - William - King
Hawthorn served both the U.S. Light House Service and Coast Guard
Coast Guard Cutter:Built in 1927 by Southern Shipyard Corp., Newport News, VACommissioned USLHT Beech in January 1928Reclassified USCGC Beech (WAGL 205) in 1938Decommission 23 January 1963Sold 28 August 1964 to the Great Lakes Survey Corp. of Milwaukee, WI and renamed Telson LadyFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 255 t.Length 101' 3"Beam 23'Draft 7' 3"Complement 13Speed 8 kts.Propulsion: One coal-fired water-tube Almy boiler, one 200hp triple expansion steam engine, one shaftReplaced in 1940 with one 300hp Cooper-Bessemer diesel engine.
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