WLV 613


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Source of Image: Robert English (USA)
Date of Image: July 12th, 2006

 

International Designation Number:

WLV613
 

Vessel Name: 

Nantucket II

 

Previous Name/s:
Station: 1952-1967 Ambrose Channel (NY)
1967-1979 Relief (MA)
1979-1983 Nantucket Shoals (MA)
De-commissioned: 1983
Authority:

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1952
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 375mm electric lens lantern mounted above gallery on foremast; 15, 000cp each light
Fog Signal: Twin F2T diaphones mounted aft of pilot house
Propulsion: Detroit - Quad arrangement
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1952 - 1983
Radio/visual call sign: NOJE (1952 1983)
Crew:

 

Notes:

Designated Nantucket II in 1979; thereafter WLV 613 and WLV 612 alternated on the Nantucket station,

relieving each other approximately every 21 days during the period 1975-1983.