Builder: Akers Mek. Vaerks, Oslo, Norway
Commissioned: 1929 (commercial), 14 December 1942 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 18 October 1945 and sold 20 November 1946
Length: 115' 7"
Navigation Draft: 13' 2"
Beam: 23' 9"
Displacement: 588 tons full load
Propulsion: steam, single screw
Shaft Power: 750 SHP
Maximum Speed: NA
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
Endurance: 12 knots, 1,900 mile radius
A former whaler transferred to the Coast Guard from the War Shipping Administration. The Coast Guard crews found her crowded and wet. Conversion costs were $220,285.
The Belmont performed patrol duty in the EASTSEAFRON and was stationed at Balboa, Canal Zone and Miami, Florida.
Cutter History File, Coast Guard Historian's Office.
Robert Scheina. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982.