Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Revenue Cutter Photo Archive

USCGC Hickory (WLI 219)
ex-USCGC Hickory (WAGL 219)

Call sign:
Nan - Roger - William - Jig

ex-USLHT Hickory

Hickory served both the U.S. Light House Service and Coast Guard

Coast Guard Cutter:

  • The first Hickory was built in 1933 by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
  • Commissioned USLHT Hickory in March 1933
  • Designated USCGC Hickory (WAGL 219) in 1939
  • Reclassified as an Inland Buoy Tender WLI-219
  • Decommissioned 10 January 1967
  • Sold 28 April 1969
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 438 t.
  • Length 131' 4"
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 9' 5"
  • Complement 41 (1945)
    23 (1962)
  • Speed 10.4 kts.
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: One Babcock and Wilcox watertube boiler, one 500shp triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Hickory 75k WLI-219
    U.S. Coast Guard photo
    Kenrick A. Claflin & Son website

    View the USCGC Hickory (WLI 219)
    Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
    Back to the Main Photo Index Back to the Lighthouse Tender Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History