USCGC Vigilant (WPC-154)

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For other ships of the same name, see USCGC Vigilant.
Career (USA)
Name: USCGC Vigilant
Builder: American Brown Boveri Electric Corporation, Camden, New Jersey
Launched: 25 April 1927
Commissioned: 3 May 1927
Decommissioned: 1966
Fate: Sold in 1966
General characteristics
Class and type: Active-class patrol boat
Displacement: 232 tons
Length: 125 feet
Beam: 23.5 feet
Draft: 7.5 feet
Propulsion: 2 x 6-cylinder, 300 hp engines
Speed: Maximum: 13 knots, 1945
Cruise: 8.0 knots
Range: 3,500 miles
Max. Speed: 2,500 miles
Complement: 3 officers, 17 men (1960)
Armament: 1927: 1x 3"/27 1941: 1 x 3"/23, 2 x depth charge tracks

1945: 1 x 40mm/80 (single), 2 x 20mm/80 (single), 2 x depth charge tracks, 2 x mousetraps

1960: 1 x 40mm/60

USCGC Vigilant (WPC-154) was an Active-class patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard. She was 125-foot, steel-hulled, twin-screw, diesel-powered cutter primarily outfitted for Aids to Navigation work. She was involved in the rescue of survivors of several U-boat attacks off central Florida in the 1940s.

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