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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
USCGC Camellia (WAGL 206)
Nan - Roger - Xray - Item
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Rush - Nan
Camellia served the Lighthouse Service, the U.S. Army, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard
Camellia served the Navies of the United States and the Dominican Republic
Lighthouse Tender:Built in 1911 by the Racine Boat Manufacturing Co., Muskegon, MICommissioned USLHT Camellia 13 July 1911Transferred to the War Department in 1917Transferred to the Navy 1 July 1917Returned to the Lighthouse Service 1 July 1919Designated WAGL-206 in 1942Decommissioned 18 August 1947Sold 29 December 1947Transferred to the Dominican Republic in 1949 and renamed Capotillo (FB 101)Reclassified as Service Craft No. 1Still in service in the 1980sFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 377 t.1919 - 276 t.Length 116' 7"Length between perpendiculars 106'Beam 24'; Draft 10'; Speed 9 kts.Complement 161919 - 21Propulsion: Two water tube Almy type boilers, two 280ihp triple-expansion inverted direct acting steam engines, one shaft1933 - Replaced by two Atlas Imperial diesel engines.
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|Capotillo (FB 101)
Dominican Navy photo from the 1954/55 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
Camellia (WAGL 206) history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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