USCGC ACACIA (WLB 406) - Charlevoix, Michigan, U.S.A.       Call sign - NODY     IMO number -
Owner - United States Coast Guard

Location - Secured alongside a dock in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.     Photograph Date - 14 August 1996
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 14 Feb 2002     Last updated - 24 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1944

  Newbuild cost -

  (a) USCG Thistle (WAGL 406) - U.S.A.
  (b) USCG Acacia - U.S.A.

  As of April 2003 Acacia was still in service
  Due to decommission in 2005

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - "Balsam" class bouy tender
  Displacement tonnage - 757 (standard)
  Displacement tonnage - 1,034 (full load)
  L.O.A. - 54.91 meters (180'0")
  L.B.P. -
  Width overall - 11.29 meters (37'0")
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 3.97 meters (13'0")
  Depth -
  Bouy hanlding derrick - 1 (20 tonne)
  Compliment - 53 (6 officers)

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Marine Iron & Shipbuilding Company
  Country - Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  Hull number -
  Engine builder - Cooper & Bessemer diesels
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - General Motors GM-18 diesels
  Horsepower - 1,200 bhp
  Speed - 13 knots
  Bow thuster - 1 bow thruster
  Pennant # - WLB 305

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Janes Warships, Know Your Ships
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