|USCGC Blackhaw (WLB-390)|
USCGC Blackhaw underway.
|Career (United States)|
|Name:||USCGC Blackhaw (WLB-390)|
|Builder:||Marine and Iron Shipbuilding Corporation|
|Laid down:||16 April 1943|
|Launched:||18 June 1943|
|Commissioned:||17 February 1944|
|Decommissioned:||26 February 1993|
|Fate:||Sold on 24 November 2000, eventually scrapped|
|Class & type:||Iris-class buoy tender|
|Displacement:||935 long tons (950 t)|
|Length:||180 ft (55 m)|
|Beam:||47 ft 1 in (14.35 m)|
|Draft:||12 ft (3.7 m)|
|Propulsion:||1 × electric motor connected to 2 Westinghouse generators driven by 2 Cooper Bessemer-type GND-8, 4-cycle diesels; single screw|
8.3 kn (15.4 km/h; 9.6 mph) cruising|
13 kn (24 km/h; 15 mph) maximum
| International radio call sign of|
USCGC Blackhaw (WLB-390)
Immediately after her commissioning, the Blackhaw was assigned to perform general ATON and icebreaking duties in the Great Lakes. Afterward she was assigned to the 6th Coast Guard District and homeported in Charleston, South Carolina.
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