USCGC Lilac (WAGL-227)

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Lilac docked at Pier 25 in Manhattan, April 2017.
History
United States
Name: USCGC Lilac (WAGL-227)
Ordered: 13 April 1931
Builder: Pusey & Jones Company
Cost: $334,900
Launched: 26 May 1933
Commissioned: 1933
Decommissioned: 3 February 1972
Status: Museum ship
General characteristics [1]
Type: Lighthouse tender
Displacement: 799 tons
Length: 173 ft 4 in (52.83 m)
Beam: 34 ft (10 m)
Draft: 11 ft (3.4 m)
Installed power:
Propulsion:
  • Twin screws
  • 1,000 shp (750 kW)
Speed: 11 knots maximum
Range: 1,734 nm @ 10.0 knots
Complement: 38
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • SPN-11 radar
  • UNQ-1 sonar (1961)
Armament:
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac is located in Lower Manhattan
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac is located in New York
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac is located in the US
USCGC Lilac
USCGC Lilac
Location Pier 25, New York, New York
Coordinates 40°43′58″N 74°0′46″W / 40.73278°N 74.01278°W / 40.73278; -74.01278Coordinates: 40°43′58″N 74°0′46″W / 40.73278°N 74.01278°W / 40.73278; -74.01278
Built 1933
Architect Pusey & Jones Shipyard
Architectural style Lighthouse tender
NRHP Reference # 04001441[2]
Added to NRHP January 7, 2005

The USCGC Lilac (WAGL/WLM-227) is a former Coast Guard lighthouse tender currently located in New York City. It was built in 1933 at the Pusey & Jones Shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware.[3] In the 1950s she assisted several ships that collided. Decommissioned in 1972, she was donated to the Harry Lundeburg Seamanship School of Seafarers International Union,[3] she was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 2005.[2] She is a museum ship, docked at Pier 25, near North Moore Street in Manhattan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lilac, 1933" (PDF). United States Coast Guard. Retrieved 30 July 2017. 
  2. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ a b Brouwer, Norman. "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lilac" (PDF). July 2004. National Park Service. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 

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