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USCGC Wistaria (WLI 254)

Call sign:
November - Romeo - Whiskey - Uniform

ex-USCGC Wistaria (WAGL 254)
ex-USCGC Wistaria

Linden Class Lighthouse Tender:

  • Built in 1933 by United Dry Docks, Inc., New York, New York
  • Delivered in March 1933 and commissioned USCGC Wistaria
  • Designated WAGL-254 in November 1941 and Later as WLI-254
  • Decommissioned 7 October 1966
  • Sold 6 December 1968
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 400 t.
  • Length 121' 4"
  • Beam 25'
  • Draft 6'
  • Complement 16 (1936)
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Propulsion: Two 120 shp Winton diesel engines, one shaft.
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    Wistaria 115k Photo from U.S. Lighthouse Society website John Spivey

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