Cahokia, 1921

Nov. 17, 2020

Cahokia, 1921

(AT-61; YT-135)

Built: Providence Engineering Company, City Island, NY

Cost:  Unknown

Rig: Schooner

Machinery: Oil fired, steam engine

Top Speed: 11 knots

Length: 141'

Beam: 27' 7"

Draft: 10' 7"

Displacement: 510 tons

Launched: Unknown

Acquired : From the US Shipping Board on 21 October 1921

Commissioned: Unknown

Disposition: Transferred to the Navy on 14 May 1936

Complement: Unknown

Armament: Unknown

Cutter History:

Cahokia, a tug transferred from the U.S. Shipping Board, was formerly named Bayside. She was taken over at New Orleans, LA and went to Eureka, CA, in 1923. She was also stationed at San Francisco, CA, where she remained after her transfer to the Navy in 1936.


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