Chattahoochee, 1920

Nov. 23, 2020

Chattahoochee, 1920

A river in Georgia.

Built: Kingston, NY

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery: Steam, 18" diameter x 24" stroke

Speed: Unknown

Length: 88'

Beam: 20'

Draft: 8' 9"

Displacement: 215 tons

Launched: 1919

Acquired: from US Navy on 8 January 1920

Decommissioned: 12 December 1921

Disposition: Sold 17 July 1924 at Baltimore, MD

Complement: 1 officer, 9 men (1930)

Armament: 2 x 1-pdrs.

Design History:

The vessels of this class of tugs were built for the Navy as part of the war effort and were completed after the end of hostilities.

Cutter History:

First at New York and then decommissioned at Philadelphia, she was sold on 17July 1924 at Baltimore, MD.


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