Globe Eight, 1942
Builder: Moss Vaerft and Dokk, Moss Norway
Commissioned: 1936 (commercial), 29 December 1942 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 3 July 1943 and returned to the War Shipping Administration on 4 July 1943
Navigation Draft: 13' 2'
Beam: 25' 3"
Displacement: 587 tons full load
Propulsion: steam, single screw
Shaft Power: 1,300 SHP
Maximum Speed: NA
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
She was a former whaler acquired from the War Shipping Administration. Conversion costs were $13, 750.
The Globe Eight performed patrol duty in the WESTSEAFRON and was stationed at San Francisco, California.
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.