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USCGC Golden Gate (WYT 94)

Call sign:
Nan - Roger - King - Love

ex-USCGC Golden Gate

Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox - Have

ex-USS Golden Gate
ex-USRC Golden Gate

Golden Gate served the Revenue Cutter Service, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.

Revenue Cutter/Harbor Tug:

  • Built in 1896 by Moran Brothers, Seattle, WA
  • Commissioned USRC Golden Gate 17 June 1897
  • Transferred to the Navy 6 April 1917
  • Returned to the Coast Guard 28 August 1919
  • Designated WYT-94
  • Decommissioned 22 November 1945
  • Sold 8 April 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 250 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 21'
  • Draft 10' 3"
    1919 - 11' 3"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 22
    1919 - 12
  • Propulsion: One Babcock and Wilcox boiler, one 500shp triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Golden Gate 64k Original photo: Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: c. 1897
    Photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Scheina
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    011st LT California C. McMillan, USCG1917
    02ENS William R. Wright, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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