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USCGC Androscoggin (CG 14)

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

ex-USRC Androscoggin

Call sign (1912):
Rush - Cast - Dog

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

Androscoggin Class Revenue Cutter:

  • Built in 1907 by Rodermond Brothers, Tompkins Cove, NY
  • Launched 16 January 1907
  • Commissioned 8 July 1908
  • Acquired by the Navy in April 1917
  • Returned to the Treasury Department 22 September 1919
  • Decommissioned 26 August 1921 at South Baltimore, MD
  • Sold 10 May 1922 to Charles A. Jording of Baltimore
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 1,605 t.
  • Length 210'
  • Beam 35' 2"
  • Draft 17' 6"
    1919 - 26' 3"
  • Speed 13.2 kts.
  • Complement 44
    1919 - 74
  • Armament: Four 6-pounders
    1918 - Three 3"/50 mounts, one 6-pounder, two machine guns and one Y-gun depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Two single ended boilers, one 1,600hp triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Androscoggin 93k c. 1908
    Coast Guard photo
    Coast Guard History Website
    Androscoggin 51k Photo from the 1919 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01CAPT H. M. Broadbent, USRCS1910
    02CAPT George M. Daniels, USRCS1912
    03CAPT W. E. W. Hall, USRCS1914
    04CAPT Henry Granville Fisher, USCG1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

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    DANFS History entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website

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