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USLHT Laurel

Call sign (1924):
George - Vice - Rush - Pup

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Able - Love - Vice

Laurel served both the Lighthouse Service and U. S. Navy

Lighthouse Tender:

  • The second Laurel was built in 1915
  • Transferred to the Navy by Executive Order in 1917
  • Returned to the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919
  • Decommissioned in 1930
  • Sold 24 March 1931
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 218 t.
  • Length 105'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 6' 1"
  • Complement 15
  • Propulsion: One 160hp steam engine, one shaft
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    Size Image Description Source
    Laurel 142k National Archives photo The J. Candace Clifford, Lighthouse Research Catalog

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    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website

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