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USCGC Davey (WYT 81)

Call sign (World War II):
Nan - Roger - King - Uncle

ex-USCGC Davey (CG 19)

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

ex-USS Davey
ex-USRC Davey

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

Revenue Cutter/Harbor Tug:

  • Built in 1908 by Pusey and Jones, Wilmington, DE
  • Launched 14 March 1908
  • Commissioned USRC Davey 6 August 1908
  • Transferred to the Navy in April 1917
  • Returned to the Coast Guard in 1919
  • Designated CG-19)
  • Reclassified WYT-81
  • Decommissioned 17 July 1945 and sold
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 182 t.
  • Length 92' 6"
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 10' 2"
    1919 - 11'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Six
    1919 - 10
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One Roberts boiler, one 350hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Davey 69k Original photo: Photo from the 1914 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: Photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters and Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Scheina
    Robert Hurst

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