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USCGC Columbine (WLI 208)
USCGC Columbine (WAGL 208)
ex-USCGC Columbine

Linden Class Lighthouse Tender:

  • The second Columbine was laid down in 1931 by Moore Dry Dock Company, Oakland, California
  • Commissioned USCGC Columbine 21 October 1931
  • Designated WAGL-208 in 1942
  • Reclassified WLI-208
  • Decommissioned 8 October 1965
  • Sold 29 June 1967
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 400 t.
  • Length 121' 4"
  • Beam 25'
  • Draft 6' 9"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement 16 (1936)
  • Propulsion: Two 120shp Winton diesel engines, one shaft.
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    Columbine 104b

    Columbine - A flowering herb of the genus Aquilegia, having variously colored flowers with five conspicuously spurred petals

    Tommy Trampp
    Photo added 10 March 2022
    Columbine 85b c. 1950
    U.S. Coast Guard photo from U.S. Lighthouse Society website
    John Spivey

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    Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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