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USCGC Chincoteague (1919)
Career (United States) Ensign of the United States Coast Guard.svg
Name: USCGC Chincoteague
Namesake: Chincoteague Bay in Maryland and Virginia
Launched: 1919
Completed: 1919
Acquired: 14 November 1919
Decommissioned: 1 January 1923
Fate: Sold 20 March 1925
General characteristics
Displacement: 215 tons
Length: 88 ft (27 m)
Beam: 20 ft (6.1 m)
Draft: 8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)
Propulsion: Steam: 18-inch (46-centimeter diameter, 24-inch (61-centimeter) stroke
Complement: 10 (1 officer, 9 enlisted personnel)
Armament: 2 x 1-pounder guns
For United States Navy ships of the name, see USS Chincoteague.

The first USCGC Chincoteague was a United States Coast Guard armed tug in service from 1919 to 1923.

Chincoteague was built at Annapolis, Maryland, as part of a class of United States Navy tugs intended for service in World War I. Completed after the end of hostilities, she was turned over to the Coast Guard on 14 November 1919.

Chincoteague was first based at Norfolk, Virginia, then moved to Baltimore, Maryland. She was decommissioned at Baltimore on 1 January 1923 and sold on 20 March 1925.

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