Builder: J. F. Duthie and Co., Seattle, WA
Commissioned: 1912 (commercial) 9 March 1943 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 16 March 1944, returned to the War Shipping Administration on 20 April 1943
Length: 106' 10"
Navigation Draft: 12' 4"
Beam: 19' 2"
Displacement: 173 tons full load
Propulsion: triple expansion, single screw
Shaft Power: 375 SHP
Maximum Speed: 9.5 knots
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
Endurance: 2,900 miles
Complement: 10 men (commercial)
Armament: 1 20mm/80 2 short dc racks
The Kodiak, built as a whaler, had good qualities as a patrol vessel-speed, quickness and an excellent turning radius.
The Coast Guard assigned Kodiak to the 13th District and she sailed on patrol duty from Ketchikan, Alaska.
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.