Category:Circle Line XI (ship, 1932)

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Ship[edit]

  • Type: Argo-class cutter
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Bath Iron Works in Maine, costing about $258,000 in 1931 dollars
  • Yard No:
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date: 01.01.1932
  • Date of completion: 16.01.1932
  • Length over all: m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: m
  • Draught: m
  • GRT:
  • DWT:
  • NET:
  • Main engine: Winton 158-6 large, slow speed (300 RPM cruising speed) four-stroke diesel
  • Speed: kn


History[edit]

  • 1932 Named: CALYPSO as USCGC Calypso (WPC-104) for the US Coast Guard Flag: United States
  • 1940 While stationed at Norfolk, Virginia, damaging collision, involving a Navy submarine.
  • 25.07.1948 Decommissioned from the military and taken to Cape May, New Jersey, where she was placed in storage and used as a training aid for the recruit indoctrination program.
  • 02.11.1955 Sold to a scrap dealer for $ 15,564 but:
  • Sold to Circle Line, reportedly for the grand sum of $1. Renamed: Circle Line XI
  • 1958 Started carrying tourists around Manhattan. Her superstructure was rebuilt to make a twin deck passenger vessel, below decks she remained pretty much original.
  • 02.11.2008 Final circuit of Manhattan, being replaced by a brand new boat.

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