WLV 612


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

 

International Designation Number:

WLV612
 

Vessel Name: 

Nantucket I

 

Previous Name/s:
Station: 1951-1969 San Francisco (CA)
1969-1971 Blunts Reef (CA)
1971-1975 Portland (ME)
1975-1983 Nantucket Shoals (MA)
De-commissioned: 1983
Authority:

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1950
Builder: USCG Yard
Material: Steel hull and deckhouses
Cost: $500,000
Length: 128feet
Depth: 11feet
Beam: 30feet
Weight: 617ton

 

 

Technical Data:

Elevation:
Range:
Illuminating Apparatus: Duplex 500mm electric lens lantern on foremast only; l5,000cp each light
Fog Signal: Twin F2T diaphones mounted aft of pilot house
Propulsion: Diesel - 550 HP
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1951 - 1983
Radio/visual call sign: NMDN (1950-1983)
Crew:

Notes:

Designated Nantucket I in 1979; thereafter WLV612 & 613 alternated on the Nantucket station,

relieving each other approximately every 21 days from 1979-1983.