Builder: Nakskov Skibs A/S/ Nakskov, Denmark
Danish Government: 1933
USCG: 12 May 1942
Decommissioned: 26 September 1945
Disposition: returned to Denmark on 26 September 1945
Cost: Placed at disposal of US Government
Tonnage- 1,700 gross (1942)
Length- 188' 6"
Beam- 33' mb
Draft- 14' 9" (1942)
Main Engines- 1 diesel
Design & Service:
A square-rigged training ship built for the Danish Government.
She was on a visit to the United States when Denmark was invaded by Germany in April 1940. On 8 December 1941 Captain K. Hansen placed the crew and the ship at the disposal of the U.S. Government. From 1941-1945 Danmark was assigned to USCG Headquarters and was stationed at New London, Connecticut, where she was used as a training ship for the cadets at the USCG Academy.
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.
Robert Scheina. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, 1946-1990. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1990.