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USCGC Crocus (WAGL 210)
Nan - Roger - Xray - Uncle
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Pup - Negative
Crocus served the U. S. Lighthouse Service, Navy and Coast Guard
Lighthouse Tender:The second Crocus was built in 1904 by the Townsend-Downey Company, Shooters Islands, Richmond, NYCommissioned USLHT Crocus, 26 July 1905Transferred to the Navy at the beginning of World War IReturned to the Lighthouse Service 1 July 1919Designated WAGL-210 in 1942Decommissioned 13 July 1946.
Specifications:Displacement 910 t.1912 - 626 t.Length 164' 7"1912 - 155'Beam 29'Draft 12' 3"1912 - 14'1945 - 13'Speed 9 kts.1945 - 10 kts.Complement 31 1908 - 251912 - 271919 - 321945 - 39Propulsion: Two Scotch coal burning boilers and two 720shp vertical inverted compound reciprocating steam engines, two shafts1919 - 700hp1932 - Converted to oil.
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||Photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Scheina
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