Builder: Hans Graudal, Opsanger, Norway
Commissioned: 1926 (commercial); 24 January 1942 (USCG)
Beam: 22' 7"
Draft: 10' 7"
Displacement: 142 gross tons
Deck Gear: ?
Busko was a former Norwegian fishing vessel that was commissioned into Coast Guard service on 24 January 1942 for use as a patrol craft in Greenland waters. She was assigned to CINCLANT and was based out of Boston, Massachusetts.
Cutter History File. USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Washington, DC: USGPO.
Robert Scheina. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982.