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Thoris, 1943


Builder: Framnaes Mek, Vaerks A/S, Sordefjord, Norway

Commissioned: 1939 (commercial), 25 January 1943 Coast Guard

Decommissioned: 7 July 1943 and returned to owner

Length: 134'

Navigation Draft: 13' 9"

Beam: 25'6"

Displacement: 616 tons full load

Propulsion: steam, single screw

Shaft Power: 1,400 SHP

Maximum Speed: NA

Economical Speed: NA

Fuel Capacity: NA

Water Capacity: NA

Endurance: NA

Complement: NA

Armament: NA


The Thoris was a former whaler and was acquired from the War Shipping Administration. The conversion costs were $13,750.

The Thoris performed patrol duty in the WESTSEAFRON and was stationed at San Pedro California.


Cutter History File.  USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.

Robert Scheina.  U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982

Last Modified 1/12/2016