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Lightships, Comanche, Mackinaw, Taney, McLane, Lilac, Acacia

Portsmouth decommissioned

On 23 March 1964, Lightship Portsmouth was decommissioned by her last CO, BMC Arthur D. Mitchell, USCG.
MuseumShip at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Virginia

 

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Portsmouth commissioned

On 27 September 1916, Lightship Portsmouth was commissioned, A.T. Loss in command (USLHS)
MuseumShip at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Portsmouth, VA

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Portsmouth launched

On 12 January 1916, Lightship Portsmouth was launched at Pursey & Jones Corp, Wilmington, DE
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Portsmouth keel laid

On 6 March 1915, Lightship Portsmouth's keel was laid at Pursey & Jones Corp, Wilmington, DE.
MuseumShip at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Virginia

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USCGC Fir (de)-commissioned

On 1 October 1940, lighthouse tender USCGC Fir (WLM-212) was commissioned.
Fifty one years later, on 1 October 1991, she was decommissioned by her CO, LCDR Nutting.

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USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 commissioned

On 12 September 1936, Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Ingham WHEC-35 was commissioned, CDR H. C. Hemmingway, USCG in command.

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USCGC Acacia commissioned

On 1 September 1944, 180-foot seagoing buoy tender, USCGC Acacia (WLB-406) was commissioned.

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Lilac's keel laid

On 16 August 1932, USCGC Lilac (WAGL-227) was laid down at Pusey & Jones Shipyard in Wilmington, DE.

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Lightship Frying Pan (LV-115) launched

On 30 August 1929, Lightship Frying Pan (LV-115) was launched at Charleston Dry Dock and Machine Co, Charleston, SC.

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Sundew commissioned

On 24 August 1944, Iris (C-class) USCGC Sundew was commissioned.

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