WYP-169 (ex-North Star)
Builder: Snow Shipyards, Inc., Rockland, ME
USCG: 1 June 1942
Decommissioned: 25 July 1944
Disposition: returned to owner 14 September 1944
Cost: Acquisition War Shipping Administration loan; conversion $75,000
Displacement (tons)- 300 fl (1942)
Tonnage- 220 gross (1941); 101 net (1941)
Length- 120' oa; 115 bp
Beam- 23' 5" max
Draft- 12' (max)
Main Engines- 1 Fairbanks Morse, 2 cycle diesel
Design & Service:
A former freighter.
1941-1944 assigned to CINCLANT-stationed at Boston, MA; operated off Greenland.
Cutter History File. USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Washington, DC: USGPO.
Robert Scheina. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1982.