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USCGC Seminole (CG 6)

Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox - Pup

ex-USRC Seminole

Call sign:
Negative - Roger - Cast - William

Seminole served the Revenue Cutter Service, U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Revenue Cutter:

  • Built in 1899 by the Columbian Iron Works, Baltimore, MD
  • Launched 18 March 1899
  • Commissioned 3 September 1900
  • Acquired by the Navy 6 April 1917
  • Returned to the Treasury Department 28 August 1919
  • Decommissioned 17 December 1934 at Sault Ste. Marie, MI and transferred to the Federal Emergency Relief Administration
  • Scrapped in 1940 at Houghton, MI.


  • Displacement 860 t.
  • Length 188'
  • Beam 29' 6"
  • Draft 12'
    1919 - 16' 6"
  • Speed 14.7 kts.
  • Complement 94
  • Armament: Four 3"/50 mounts, two machine guns and one Y-gun depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Two Babcock and Wilcox boilers, one 1,570hp verticle triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Seminole 127k Underway at the 1901 America's Cup race
    Detroit Publishing Co. 021617 from the Library of Congress (photo LC-D4-21671)
    Mike Green
    Seminole 119k Escorting Pocahontas (ID 3044) at sea, near Bermuda, in 1918
    Collection of the USS Pocahontas Reunion Association, 1974
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 82956
    Robert Hurst
    Seminole 66k Original photo: From the 1924 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: From Coast Guard History website
    Seminole 100k Historical Collections of the Great Lakes photo Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01CAPT(T) Eugene Blake, Jr., USCG - Retired as Captain1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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