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USCGC Argo (WPC-100)
File:USCGC Argo (WPC-100) underway during World War II.jpg
USCGC Argo (WPC-100) underway during World War II, circa 1944.
Career Ensign of the United States Coast Guard.svg
Name: USCGC Argo (WPC-100)
Namesake: Argo
Builder: John H. Mathis & Company
Launched: 12 November 1932
Commissioned: 6 January 1933
Decommissioned: 30 October 1948
Fate: Sold, 2 November 1955
General characteristics
Class & type: Thetis-class patrol boat
Displacement: 337 long tons (342 t)
Length: 165 ft (50 m)
Beam: 25 ft 3 in (7.70 m)
Draft: 7 ft 8 in (2.34 m)
Propulsion: 2 × Winton Model 158 6-cylinder diesels 1,340 brake horsepower (1,000 kW)
Speed: 11 kn (20 km/h; 13 mph) cruising
16 kn (30 km/h; 18 mph) maximum
Complement: 44
Armament:

The USCGC Argo (WPC-100) was a Thetis-class patrol boat belonging to the United States Coast Guard launched on 12 November 1932 and commissioned on 6 January 1933.[1]

CareerEdit

After the U.S. entered World War II the Argo was attached to the Atlantic Fleet as a convoy escort.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "USCG Argo". US Coast Guard. 17 November 2014. http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/Argo1933.asp. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 


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