Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 248679
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 323.75
Width 50.00
Depth 26.42
Gross Tonnage 3805.00
Net Tonnage 2123.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00340

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to missile tracker vessel, 1955 (3813 gross - 2133 net).
History Launched as USS WEXFORD (AK-220).Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission. Name USS WEXFORD (AK-220) assigned on February 25, 1945, but contract was cancelled by Navy in August, 1945. Vessel never served in Navy under assigned name.
Disposition Sold out of service, April 30, 1976; presumed scrapped.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
COASTAL CRUSADER1955-00-001961-00-00U.S.248679
COASTAL CRUSADER (E-45-1851; U.S. Air Force)1961-00-001964-00-00U.S.U.S.A.F.
COASTAL CRUSADER (T-AGM-16; U.S. Navy)1961-00-001976-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
HASTINGS, PVT. JOE R.1948-00-001955-00-00U.S.248679

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission (Dept. of Air Force)1959-00-001964-00-00U.S.U.S.A.F.
U.S. Maritime Commission (Dept. of Army)1945-00-001948-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
U.S. Maritime Commission (Dept. of Commerce)1948-00-001959-00-00U.S.248679
U.S. Maritime Commission (Dept. of Navy-Military Sea Transport Service)1964-00-001976-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY