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USCGC Arundel (CG 30)

Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Cast - Dog

ex-USCGC Manhattan
ex-USRC Manhattan

Arundel served the Revenue Cutter Service, the Marine Hospital Service, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.

Revenue Cutter:

  • Built in 1873 by Charles A. Weidner, Chester, PA
  • Commissioned USRC Manhattan in late May 1873 at New York
  • Laid up 30 November 1875 at Ogdensburg, NY
  • Recommissioned in mid-May 1876 at Oswego, NY
  • Decommissioned 30 November 1876
  • Recommissioned in the summer of 1883
  • Decommissioned 31 December 1883 at Baltimore, MD
  • Loaned to the Marine Hospital Service in July 1885 for use as a quarantine boat at the Virginia Capes
  • Returned to the Revenue Marine Service in November 1885
  • Recommissioned 29 April 1886 at Baltimore
  • Acquired by the Navy 6 April 1917
  • Renamed USCGC Arundel 1 April 1918
  • Returned to the Coast Guard 28 August 1919
  • Designated CG-30
  • Sold 28 April 1928 to George Johnson of Baltimore
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 147 t.
    1919 - 145 t.
  • Length 102'
  • Beam 20' 5"
  • Draft 8' 6"
    1919 - 11'
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement 16
    1919 - 11
  • Propulsion: One Ward boiler, one 300hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Arundel 98k Original photo: Photo from the 1919 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: c. December 1918
    Panama Canal Zone
    Photo from "U.S. Coast Guard Cutters and Craft of World War II" by Robert L. Scheina
    Robert Hurst

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