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Staten Island (U.S.C.G.C.)

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Registry #1 USCG WAGB-278 Registry #2 Russia Registry #3
Name 1 1942 Staten Island (U.S.C.G.C.) Name 5
Name 2 Admiral Makarov Name 6
Name 3 Severni Veter Name 7
Name 4 Staten Island (U.S.C.G.C.) Name 8
Year Built 1942 Place Los Angeles (San Pedro) Area CA Country USA
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 269'
Builder Western Pipe & Steel Co. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Icebreaker, Wind-class
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # WAGB.278 Masters Captain E. F. Walsh USCG (1969)
In 1942 she was owned by the United States Coast Guard. She was launched in 1942 she had a varied career including three Coast Guard commissions, a United States Navy commission. In 1944 she was loaned to the USSR as part of the wartime supply program named Admiral Makarov and Severni Veter before being returned to the Coast Guard.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1969 the USCG Staten Island icebreaker under her master E. F. Walsh accompanied the oil tanker Manhattan through the Northwest Passage. In 1970-1971 she circumnavigated Antarctica in Operation Deep Freeze.
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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