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Lighthouse Tender Photo Archive
USCGC Rose (WAGL 242)
Call sign (1942):
Nan - Yoke - Roger - Tare
Call sign (1924):
Nan - Able - Sail - Dog
Rose served the Lighthouse Service, the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard
Lighthouse Tender:The second Rose was built in 1916 by the Anderson Steamboat Company, Seattle, WashingtonLaunched 25 April 1908Commissioned USLHT Rose 8 August 1916Transferred to the Navy 16 July 1917 and commissioned USS RoseDecommissioned 22 November 1918Returned to the Lighthouse Service 13 June 1919Designated WAGL-242 in 1942Decommissioned 15 October 1947Sold 14 June 1948 to Canadian interests and renamed Northern ExpressFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 567 t.Length 127' 9"Beam 24' 6"Draft 9' 4"Complement 20Speed 10 kts.Armament: None1917 - Three 6-poundersPropulsion: Two oil fired Almy-type warer tube boilers, two 165hp triple expansion inverted direct-acting steam engines, two shafts.
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DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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