USC&GS Westdahl

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Pioneer (1922)
USC&GS Westdahl on sea trials at Portland, Oregon, in 1929
History
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Name: Westdahl
Namesake: Ferdinand Westdahl (1843-1919), who served in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 1867-1919
Completed: 1929
Commissioned: 1929
Decommissioned: 1946
General characteristics
Type: Survey ship
Length: 77.5 ft (23.6 m)
Beam: 15.5 ft (4.7 m)
Draft: 7.5 ft (2.3 m)
Propulsion: Diesel engine

USC&GS Westdahl was a survey ship that served in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey from 1929 to 1946.

Westdahl was built in 1929 at Portland, Oregon, and entered Coast and Geodetic Survey service that year. She spent her career along the United States West Coast and in the waters of the Territory of Alaska.

On 6 October 1935, Westdahl towed the disabled fishing boat Diana from Point Retreat on the northern tip of Admiralty Island in southeast Alaska to Juneau, Alaska.

Westdahl was retired from Coast and Geodetic Survey service in 1946.

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