WLV 196


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Source of Image: Larry Myhre (USA)
Date of Image: Unknown

 

International Designation Number:

WLV196
 

Vessel Name: 

Umatilla

 

Previous Name/s:
Station: 1947-1958 Station Pollock Rip (MA)
1958-1960 Nantucket Shoals (MA)
1961-1971 Umatilla Reef (WA)
De-commissioned: September 30th, 1971
Authority:

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1946
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Michigan, USA
Material: steel hull and deckhouses; 2 masts, smokestack amidships
Cost:
Length: 128feet (39m)
Depth: 11feet (3.35m)
Beam: 30feet (9.14m)
Weight: 630ton

 

 

Technical Data:

Elevation:
Range:
Illuminating Apparatus: Duplex 500mm electric lens lantern on foremast only;15,000cp each light, 57' above water.
Fog Signal: Twin F2T diaphones aft of pilot house; hand operated bell
Propulsion: Diesel - one GM 6-278A 6 cylinder
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1946 until 1971
Radio and visual call sign: NMJH (1946-1971)
Crew:

Notes:

1958-1960: WLV was designated (and marked) Relief during most of this period while

LV 112/ WAL 534 was undergoing extensive overhaul and modification.