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  • WAGB-282 USCGC Northwind

    US US Coast Guard




    1945 to 1989    



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    History of US WAGB-282 USCGC Northwind

    1944-jul-10Laid down
    1945-jul-28Commissioned
    1946-dec-2DeploymentLeft eastern USA for Antarctica deployment with Operation Highjump, USCG Sikorsky HNS-1 39043 embarked. Returned to US mid Apr 1947.
    1989-jan-20Decommissioned
    1999Fate: scrapped

    Specifications

       

        from Wind class
    219crew
    6000full load (tn)
    82length (m)
    19.35beam (m)
    7.85draught (m)
    13max speed (knots)
    12000power (shp)
    6Naval Engine diesel
    6Naval Gun single 20 mm
    8Naval Gun single 40 mm
    2Torpedo Launchers Depth charge rack

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US USCG Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard 01


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Western Pipe and Steel Company,



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