Delta Queen, 1941
Builder: California Transportation Company, Stockton, California
Displacement: 1,837 tons
Commissioned: 15 December 1941 (USCG)
Decommissioned: 31 August 1942
Disposition: Returned to commercial service on 31 August 1942
Machinery: Compound 2-cylinder steam engine; 2 watertube boilers; 2,000 IHP; stern paddle wheel
The Delta Queen was acquired from the Maritime Commission on 15 December 1941 for use as a maritime training ship when the Coast Guard managed the government's maritime training program. She was returned to the Maritime Commission when such training activities were taken over by the Maritime Commission.