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Home > District of Columbia > Washington > U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tenders, 133' Class, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street , Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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B&W Photos
BWPhotos 195228
HB309401
BWPhotos 195228


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Item Title


Location
2100 Second Street, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-56
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N903).
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
Significance: Following World War II, the U.S. Coast Guard sought additional vessels for its depleted fleet. Lacking an appropriation to construct tenders to its own specifications, the Coast Guard acquired eight Yard Freighters (or YFs)- covered lighters, self propelled-from the U.S. Navy, Part of the YF 257 class constructed in 1942-43, these yard lights provided logistical support to naval operations during World War II. Constructed by three different shipyards-Niagara Shipbuilding, Buffalo, New York; Basalt Rock Company, Napa, California; and Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Company, Erie, Pennsylvania-the vessels differed slightly in their finish....

Subjects
Navies
Law Enforcement
War (World War II)


Related Names
Niagara Ship Building Corporation
Basalt Rock Co. Inc.
Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Company
US Coast Guard
Brooks, Pete, Delineator
Jefferson, Howard, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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