Chautauqua, 1919

Nov. 23, 2020

Chautauqua, 1919

The Chautauqua was named for Chautauqua Lake, New York.

Built: Milwaukee, WI

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 26 November 1919

Decommissioned: Unknown

Disposition: Unknown

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:

At New York City until transferred to New London, CT in 1926. She was last in the Coast Guard Register in 1934.


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