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USLHS Mistletoe
ex-USS Mistletoe
ex-USLHS Mistletoe



Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Love - Watch

Lighthouse Tender:

  • The second Mistletoe was built by Robinson Hoffman and Company, Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Commissioned USLHS Mistletoe in 1872
  • Acquired by the Navy 11 April
  • Returned to the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919
  • Sold 27 April 1922
  • Caught fire 5 May 1924 , burned to the water line and sunk off Far Rockaway, NY.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 476 t.
    1919 - 352 t.
    1922 - 455 t.
  • Length 137'
    1881 - 153'
  • Length between perpendiculars 153'
  • Beam 25' 5"
    1917 - 26'
  • Draft 7'
    1917 - 6' 9"
    1919 - 9'
  • Complement 1907 - 17
    1917 - 20
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: Two coal-fired boilers, one 190ihp steam engine, side paddle wheels
    1919 - 370ihp.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Mistletoe 100k . Joe Radigan
    Mistletoe 93k c. 1899
    New York
    Photo from Mel's Place
    Robert Hurst

    View the Mistletoe
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    and
    the Coast Guard history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website

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