Bay State, 1941 (WIX); ex-Nantucket

May 12, 2020

Bay State, 1941 (WIX); ex-Nantucket

Builder: Harlan & Hellingworth, Wilmington, DE

Commissioned: Commercial: 1876 USCG: N/A

Decommissioned: 31 August 1942

Cost: N/A


Length- 274' oa

Beam- 42' max

Draft- 16' 2" max

Armament: N/A

Design & Service:

Acquired from the Merchants & Miners Transport Co. 1941-1942 used for training at the Massachusetts Nautical Academy


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: Naval Institute Press, 1982.