EM Warren Edwards, WYP-354 (ex-E. Warren Edwards)
Builder: William G. Abbott Shipbuilding Co., Milford Delaware
Commissioned: 1918 (Commercial); 5 July 1943 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 1 October 1943 and returned to her owner on 1 November 1943
Length: 152' 2"
Navigation Draft: 10' 2"
Beam: 21 ft
Displacement: 380 full load
Propulsion: diesel, single screw
Shaft Power: 150 BHP
Maximum Speed: NA
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
Complement: 4 men (commercial)
A former fishing vessel. The EM in front of the name stood for Emergency Manning. Coast Guard records usually kept the EM before the name of the vessel. The Coast Guard chartered this vessel for patrol work. The charter costs $500 a month and the conversion cost was $114,044.
The EM Warren Edwards performed patrol duty and was assigned to the CARIBSEAFRON. During the war she was stationed at Norfolk, Virginia and San Juan Puerto Rico.