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  • WAGB-281 USCGC Westwind

    US US Coast Guard




    1944 to 1988    


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    History of US WAGB-281 USCGC Westwind

    1943Launchedas USS Westwind AGB-6
    1945to Soviet Union as Severni Polius
    1951Commissionedin USCG
    1966GLThule AFB Operation SUNEC
    1988-feb-28Decommissioned

    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
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Western Pipe and Steel Company,



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