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Tioga, 1916

Built: Solomons Island, MD

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery: Compound-expansion steam

Length: 81' 10"

Beam: 20'

Draft: 8' 9"

Displacement: 131 tons

Launched: 4 May 1916

Completed: 17 October 1916

Acquired : Unknown

Decommissioned: 15 March 1930

Disposition: Sold, 26 April 1930

Complement: Unknown

Armament: Unknown

Cutter History:

A wooden-hulled harbor cutter, Tioga was used as a patrol and anchorage vessel in Baltimore, MD from 1917 to 1922. The cutter was then transferred to Norfolk, VA in 1923. After the vessel was sold it was renamed Absley.


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