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USCGC Hawthorn (WAGL 215)

Call sign:
Nan - Roger - William - Love

ex-USLHT Hawthorn

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

Coast Guard Cutter:

  • Laid down in 1921 by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation, Morris Heights, New York
  • Commissioned USLHT Hawthorn, 28 December 1921
  • Reclassified USCGC Hawthorn (WAGL 215) in 1939
  • Decommissioned 24 July 1964
  • Sold 29 November 1965
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 950 t.
  • Length 160'
  • Beam 30'
  • Draft 10' 6"
  • Complement 27
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Propulsion: One 200psi coal-fired Scotch boiler (Converted to oil in 1934), One 700shp triple triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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