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Revenue Cutter Photo Archive
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox Cast
Scout served the U. S. Customs Service, Navy and Coast Guard.
Launch:The first Scout was built in 1903 as Patrol at Astoria, OR for the United States Customs ServiceTransferred to the United States Revenue Cutter Service in May 1914 at Astoria, OR and placed in service as USRC ScoutPlaced in service in the United States Coast Guard on 8 March 1915 as USCGC ScoutIn April 1917, soon after the United States entered World War I, she was taken over by the U.S. Navy and placed in service as USS ScoutReturned to the Treasury Department 28 August 1919Renamed AB-11 6 November 1924Decommissioned 15 March 1930Sold 15 May 1930Registered in 1931 to Kenneth C. Purdy of Beverly Hills, CA as the yacht Clarence ARenamed Hi-Ho in 1933Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 40 t.1931 - 30 t.Length 61' 6"1931 - 56.7'Beam 13'1933 - 13.2'Draft 5' 6"1919 - 6'1931 - 5.6'Speed 11 kts.Complement: Six1931 - TwoArmament: One 3-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: One 50hp 6-cylinder gasoline engine, one shaft.
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