Builder: Koldraes Mek, Vaerks, Tonsberg, Norway
Commissioned: 1934 (Commercial), 25 January 1943 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 2 July 1943
Length: 126' 1"
Navigation Draft: 14' 2"
Beam: 25' 1"
Displacement: 635 tons full load
Propulsion: steam, single screw
Shaft Power: 1,200 SHP
Maximum Speed: NA
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
Endurance: N A
Thorfjell was a former whaler and was acquired from the War Shipping Administration. The conversion costs were $13,750.
The Thorfjell performed patrol duty in the WESTSEAFRON and was stationed at San Pedro California.
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, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982.