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USCGC Caddo (WYP 174)
ex-Tanginak (ID 1482)

District Patrol Craft:

  • Built by the Moran Co., Seattle, WA as Tyee Junior for the Tyee Whaling Co. of Admiralty Island, AK
  • Launched in 1907
  • Acquired in 1913 by the North Pacific Sea Products Co. of Akutan, AK and renamed Tanginak
  • Inspected by the Navy in 1917 and assigned the identification number ID-1482, but saw no naval service
  • Acquired by the Coast Guard 9 March 1943 and commissioned USCGC Caddo (WYP 174)
  • Decommissioned 16 March 1944 and returned to her owners
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 372 t.
  • Length 103'
  • Beam 17' 7"
  • Draft 11' 8"
  • Complement 10
  • Armament: One 20mm mount and two small depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: One 350shp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Tyee Junior
    Caddo 123k 10 November 1907
    On beach at Lawton Creek, Alaska
    Photo courtesy of the Alaska State Library
    Joe Radigan
    USCGC Caddo (WYP 174)
    Caddo 169k 10 March 1943
    Puget Sound, WA
    Photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Scheina
    Robert Hurst

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