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
Keel laid -
Commissioned - 18 August 1963
Newbuild cost -
(a) USCG Buckthorn - U.S.A.
As of April 2003 USCG Buckthorn was still in service
Ship type - Bouy tender
Displacement tonnage - 226 (full load)
L.O.A. - 30.5 meters (100'0")
Width overall - 7.3 meters (24'0")
Width moulded -
Draught - 1.2 meters (4'0")
Bouy hanlding derrick - 1 (? tonne)
Compliment - 14 (1 officer)
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
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