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USCGC Wissahickon (CG 12)
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Have - Dog
Wissahickon served the Revenue Cutter Service and the U. S. Navy
Winnisimmet Class Revenue Cutter:Built in 1904 by the Spedden Co., Baltimore, MDLaunched 11 June 1904Commissioned USRC Wissahickon 3 December 1904Acquired by the Navy 6 April 1917Returned to the Treasury Department 28 August 1919Decommissioned 8 May 1935 at New York, sold to the Curtis Bay Company of Baltimore and renamed AtlasAcquired in 1968 by Forster TowingFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 182 t.1919 - 194 t.Length 96' 6"Beam 20' 6"Draft 9'1919 - 10' 3"Speed 12 kts.Complement 111919 - 10Armament: NonePropulsion: One Babcock and Wilcox watertube boiler, one 500shp reciprocating steam engine, one shaft.
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||Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
Wissahickon history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
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