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Chincoteague, 1919

Chincoteague was named for a bay on the coast of Maryland and Virginia.

Built: Annapolis, MD

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery: Steam, 18" diameter x 24" stroke

Speed: Unknown

Length: 88'

Beam: 20'

Draft: 8' 9"

Displacement: 215 tons

Launched: 1919

Acquired: from US Navy on 14 November 1919

Decommissioned: 1 January 1923

Disposition: Sold on 20 March 1925

Complement: 1 officer, 9 men (1930)

Armament: 2 x 1-pdrs.

Design History:

The vessels of this class of tugs were built for the Navy as part of the war effort and were completed after the end of hostilities.

Cutter History:

First at Norfolk, VA and later decommissioned in Baltimore on 1 January 1923; she was sold 20 March 1925.


Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

Last Modified 1/12/2016