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NavSource Online: Eagle-Class Patrol Craft
USCGC McGourty (CGE 16)
Nan - Easy - Jig - Vice
ex-USS Eagle No. 16
Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Love - Pup
Eagle No. 16 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
Eagle Class Patrol Craft:Laid down 22 July 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MILaunched 11 January 1919Commissioned USS Eagle No. 16, 5 June 1919Transferred to the Coast Guard 19 December 1920 at New London, CT and commissioned USCGC McGourty (CGE 16)Operated out of Baltimore, MDDecommissioned 16 November 1922 and sold to the Pottstown Steel Co. of Pottstown, PA for $876.00Scrapped.
Specifications:Displacement 710 t.Length 200' 9"Beam 25' 9"Draft 13' 6"Speed 18.32 kts.Complement 68Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts and two .50 cal. machine gunsPropulsion two Thorny-Croft Bureau Model boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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Charles L. Northrop collection
Great Grandson of Charles L. Northrop, ships cook
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1st LT John Farrell McGourty, USCG, a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I
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