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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Dog - Tare
Comanche served the Revenue Cutter Service, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.
Revenue Cutter:Built in 1896 by the Iowa Iron Works, Dubuque, IAAccepted 11 May 1896Completed in Baltimore, MD and commissioned USRC Windom 30 June 1896Transferred to the Navy 24 March 1898Returned to the Revenue Cutter Service 17 August 1898Decommissioned 12 September 1911 at Arundel Cove, MDRecommissioned 1 November 1911Decommissioned 15 January 1915 at Arundel CoveRenamed Comanche 13 December 1915Recommissioned 8 January 1916Transferred to the Navy 6 April 1917Commissioned USS Comanche 11 April 1917Struck from the Navy list 1 August 1919Returned to the Treasury Department 28 August 1919Decommissioned for repairs 17 April 1920 at Key West, FLRecommissioned in July 1920Decommissioned 31 July 1930 at Arundel CoveSold 13 November 1930 to the Weiss Motor Lines of BaltimoreFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 670 t.Length 170' 8"Beam 27'Draft 6' 6"1919 - 13' 5"Speed 13 kts.Complement 49Armament: One 3" mount and two 6-poundersPropulsion two 800hp inverted cylinder, direst acting, triple-expansion inverted direct acting steam engines, two shafts.
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||9 April 1898
Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Being outfitted for service in the Spanish American War; note the armor plating over her bridge windows and the various types of uniforms worn by her crew.
|Coast Guard History Website
||In drydock at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 9 April 1898.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
National Archives photo 19-N-19-21-12
||Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
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Comanche history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
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