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Storis (U.S.C.G.C.)

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Registry #1 USCG WMEC.48 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1942 Storis (U.S.C.G.C.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1942 Place Toledo Area OH Country USA
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 230' x 43' x 15'
Builder Todd Shipyard Corporation Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement 1925
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Icebreaker
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine diesel electric, 3 GM ElectroMotive 645E6 diesels Engine Manufacture EnDterprise Engine & Foundry Co., San Francisco CA
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters Captain H. L. Wood USCG (1957)
In 1957 she was owned by the United States Coast Guard.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name Storis is an Icelandic word describing pack ice that is more than two years old and that moves along the western coast of Greenland.
In 1957 under her Captain H. L. Wood USCG, she travelled with two other vessels as a Coast Guard Squadron, in a West to East Transit of the Northwest Passage (First US Vessels to Transit). She had two AN/SPS-64 Surface Search Radars
MacFarlane, J.M. (1992) Northwest Passage Challengers. In Resolution. Spring Issue. Maritime Museum of British Columbia
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