USCGC Alert (WMEC-127)

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History
United States
Builder: American Brown Boveri Electrical Corporation, Camden, NJ
Launched: 30 November 1926
Commissioned: 27 January 1927
Decommissioned: 10 January 1969
Identification:
Status: Museum ship
General characteristics
Class and type: Active-class patrol boat
Displacement: 232 tons
Length: 125 feet
Beam: 23.5 feet
Draft: 7.5 feet
Propulsion: 2 x 6-cylinder, 300 hp engines
Speed:
  • Maximum: 13 knots, 1945
  • Cruise: 8.0 knots
Range:
  • 3,500 miles
  • Max. Speed: 2,500 miles
Complement: 3 officers, 17 men (1960)
Armament:

USCGC Alert (WMEC-127) was a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter and was the fourth cutter to carry the name. The vessel was launched on 30 November 1926, commissioned 27 January 1927 and decommissioned 10 January 1969, later to be converted into a museum ship.

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