Alpha, 1928

April 14, 2020

Alpha, 1928

Built: New York Navy Yard

Cost: Unknown

Machinery: Unknown

Top Speed: Unknown

Length: 113' 7"

Beam: 37' 7"

Draft: Unknown

Displacement: Unknown

Launched: 1905

Acquired : Acquired from US Navy

Commissioned: Unknown

Disposition: Unknown

Complement: Unknown

Armament: Unknown


This floating workshop was known in the Navy as YR-1. She remained at Curtis Bay, MD, through 1940.


Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.