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Cosmos, 1919

Builder: City Island, NY

Contracted: Unknown

Cost: $4,241

Built: 1909

Machinery: Gasoline internal combustion, twin screws

Length: 75'

Beam: 15' 2"

Draft: 4'

Displacement: 61 tons

Launched: Unknown

Acquired: 31 May 1919

Commissioned: 1919

Disposition: Decommissioned 1936; sold 24 June 1936

Complement: 1 officer, 4 men (1919); 2 officers, 3 men (1924)

Cutter History:

Acquired by the Navy in 1917 for use in World War I. Struck from the Navy rolls on 20 May 1919 and transferred to the Lighthouse Service. It was assigned to the 8th Lighthouse District and stationed at New Orleans on 31 May 1919 and used as an Inland Tender.. 


Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939.  Annapolis and Trappe, MD: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.

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