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Light Vessel No. 71

Sunk 7 August 1918

LV-68 Class Light Vessel:

  • Built in 1897 by Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME
  • Placed in service 14 February 1898
  • Sunk by gunfire 7 August 1918 from the German submarine U-104.


  • Displacement 590 t.
  • Length 122' 6"
  • Beam 28' 6"
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 8.5 kts.
  • Complement eight
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: One Scotch main boiler and one 350ihp single cylinder surface condensing engine, one shaft (for station keeping).
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    LV-71 77k U.S. Coast Guard photo Robert Hurst

    View the
    LV-71 history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
    View the LV-71
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website.

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