LV 112 / WAL 534


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Source of Image: Robert English (USA)
Date of Image: Unknown

 

International Designation Number:

LV112 / WAL534
 

Vessel Name: 

Nantucket

 

Previous Name/s:
Station: 1936-1942 Nantucket Shoals (MA)
1942-1945 Examination Vessel, WWII
1945-1958 Nantucket Shoals, (MA)
1958-1960 Relief (1st District)
1960-1975 Nantucket Shoals (MA)
De-commissioned: March 28th, 1975
Authority:

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1936
Builder: Pusey & Jones, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Material: Steel
Cost: $300.956
Length: 148feet (45.3m)
Depth: 16.3feet (4.95m)
Beam: 32feet (9.80m)
Weight: 1050ton

 

 

Technical Data:

Elevation:
Range:
Illumination Apparatus: 500 mm electric lens on each mast
Fog Signal: 2-tone air diaphone synchronized with radio beacon, submarine oscillator, hand operated bell
Propulsion: steam engine, 1960 converted to diesel
Speed: 12Knots
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1936 - 1975
Radio and visual call sign: NMGZ (1940-1975)
Crew:

Notes:

Withdrawn from Nantucket station, replaced by WLV612.