USCGC BUCKTHORN (WLI 642) - Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.A.       Call sign - NADT     IMO number -
Owner - United States Coast Guard

Location - Downbound in the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.A.     Photograph Date - July 2001
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 31 Jan 2002     Last updated - 24 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Commissioned - 18 August 1963
  Newbuild cost -

  (a) USCG Buckthorn - U.S.A.

  As of April 2003 USCG Buckthorn was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bouy tender
  Displacement tonnage - 226 (full load)
  L.O.A. - 30.5 meters (100'0")
  L.B.P. -
  Width overall - 7.3 meters (24'0")
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 1.2 meters (4'0")
  Depth -
  Bouy hanlding derrick - 1 (? tonne)
  Compliment - 14 (1 officer)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder -
  Country - U.S.A.
  Hull number -
  Engine builder - Caterpillar Diesels
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Caterpillar
  Horsepower - 600 bhp (448 kW)
  Speed - 11.9 knots
  Number of propellers - 2
  Type of steering - Standard rudders

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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