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USCGC Tuscarora (CG 7)



Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox - Sail

ex-USRC Tuscarora


Tuscarora served the Revenue Cutter Service, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.

Revenue Cutter:

  • Built in 1901 by the William R. Trigg Co., Richmond, VA
  • Launched 12 October 1901
  • Commissioned USRC Tuscarora 27 December 1902 at Baltimore, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy during World War I and returned to the Treasury Departnment at the end of hostilities
  • Designated CG-7
  • Decommissioned 1 May 1936
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 620 t.
    1919 - 739 t.
  • Length 178'
  • Beam 30'
  • Draft 10' 11"
    1919 - 15' 3"
  • Cruising speed 4.2 kts.
  • Complement 65
    1919 - 64
  • Armament: Two 6-pounders
  • Propulsion: One triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    U.S. Coast Guard photo
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