(Ferdinand Westdahl, 1843-1919, served with Coast and Geodetic Survey from 1867 until his death)

Characteristics: Diesel-engined, built in Portland, Oregon 1929, 77ft long x 15ft beam x 7ft draft.

Log Period and Areas of Service: 1929-1946, Pacific coast, Alaskan waters.

Summary of Service

Surveying along US West Coast and Alaskan waters.

6 October 1935 - Towed fishing boat Diana from Admiralty Island to Juneau, Alaska

Fate: Unknown.

Links: NOAA History site, Wikipedia


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