Globe, 1943

Jan. 25, 2021

Globe, 1943

ex-Globe IX

Builder: Moss Vaerft and Dokk, Moss Norway

Commissioned: 1937 (commercial); 5 April 1943 Coast Guard

Decommissioned: 7 July 1943, returned to WSA 9 July 1943

Length: 130' 1"

Navigation Draft: 13' 3"

Beam: 25' 2"

Displacement: 600 tons full load

Propulsion: steam

Shaft Power: NA

Maximum Speed: NA

Economical Speed: NA

Fuel Capacity: NA

Water Capacity: NA

Endurance: NA

Complement: NA

Armament: NA

Vessel History:

A former whaler, the Globe was acquired from the War Shipping Administration.  The conversion of the ship cost $13,750.

The Globe was assigned to the WESTSEAFRON and was stationed at San Diego, California and used for patrol duty.


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.