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USCGC Levi Woodbury
ex-USRC Levi Woodbury
Woodbury served the Revenue Cutter Service, U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard
Patuxent Class Revenue Cutter:The second Woodbury was built in 1863 as Mahoning by J. W. Lynn and Sons, Philadelphia, PACommissioned USRC Mahoning 18 July 1864Renamed Levi Woodbury 5 June 1873Acquired by the Navy in April 1898 and known simply as WoodburyReturned to the Treasury Department 17 August 1898Decommissioned 19 July 1915 at Portland, MESold 10 August 1915 to Thomas Butler and Co of Boston, MAFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 350 t.Length 138'Beam 26' 6"Draft 11'Complement 41Armament: One 30 pound Parrott rifle and five 24 pound howitzersPropulsion: One 2-ocillating cylinders steam engine, one shaft.
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||Levi Woodbury, after 1873 when she was rebuilt as a screw steamer
Naval History and Heritage Command photo from "Warships of the Civil War Navies" by Paul H. Silverstone
||Underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, 30 April 1898. This image shows Woodbury outfitted for naval service during the Spanish-American War
Photo from Coast Guard History website
||Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
||Photo from "U.S. Warships of World War I" by P. H. Silverstone
Levi Woodbury history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
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