Bay State, 1941 (WIX); ex-Nantucket
Builder: Harlan & Hellingworth, Wilmington, DE
Commissioned: Commercial: 1876 USCG: N/A
Decommissioned: 31 August 1942
Length- 274' oa
Beam- 42' max
Draft- 16' 2" max
Design & Service:
Acquired from the Merchants & Miners Transport Co. 1941-1942 used for training at the Massachusetts Nautical Academy
Cutter History File. USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.
Robert Scheina. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982.