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Davey, WYT-81


Type/Rig/Class: Harbor Tug

Builder: Pusey & Jones, Wilmington, Delaware

Dates of Service: 1908 - 1945

Cost: $49,500

Disposition: Sold

Displacement: 182 tons

Length: 92' 6"

Beam: 19'

Draft: 10' 2"

Machinery: Triple-expansion steam engine; 275 SHP; single propeller

Machinery: 

Performance:

          Maximum Speed: 10.5 knots
          Economic/Cruising Speed: 8.0 knots, 420 mile range

Complement: 1 officer, 13 enlisted

Electronics: None

Armament: None


Cutter History:

The harbor tug Davey was launched on 14 March 1908 and was commissioned on 14 March 1908. She was stationed at New Orleans, Louisiana, on harbor duty, during her career.

She was decommissioned on 17 July 1945.


SOURCES:

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

U.S. Coast Guard.  Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933.  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).


Last Modified 11/17/2014