Delta Queen, 1941

Dec. 22, 2020

Delta Queen, 1941


Builder: California Transportation Company, Stockton, California

Length: 250'

Beam: 58'

Draft: 11'

Displacement: 1,837 tons

Cost: N/A

Launched: 1926

Commissioned: 15 December 1941 (USCG) 

Decommissioned: 31 August 1942

Disposition: Returned to commercial service on 31 August 1942

Machinery: Compound 2-cylinder steam engine; 2 watertube boilers; 2,000 IHP; stern paddle wheel

Performance: N/A

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Complement: ?

Electronics: None

Armament: None

Cutter History:

The Delta Queen was acquired from the Maritime Commission on 15 December 1941 for use as a maritime training ship when the Coast Guard managed the government's maritime training program.  She was returned to the Maritime Commission when such training activities were taken over by the Maritime Commission.