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USCGC Onondaga (CG 5)
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox - Mike
Onondaga served the Revenue Cutter Service the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.
Algonquin Class Revenue Cutter:Built in 1898 by the Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OHCommissioned USRC Onondaga 24 October 1898Acquired by the Navy 9 April 1917Returned to the Treasury Department in 1919Designated CG-5Decommissioned 5 November 1919 at Baltimore, MD and sold for scrap.
Specifications:Displacement 1,190 t.1919 - 1,192 t.Length 205' 6"Beam 32'Draft 13' 2"1919 - 17' 11"Speed 16 kts.Complement 731919 - 81Armament: Four 6-poundersPropulsion one triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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||Underway at the 1901 America's Cup races
Library of Congress photos LC-D4-21669 and LC-D4-21670 from the Detroit Photographic Co.
||Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
Onondaga history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
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