USCGC Galatea

Launched: 12/16/32
Decommissioned: 3/15/48
Displacement: 370 tons
Length: 168', Beam: 25' 3", Draft: 9' 3"
Propulsion: two 6 cylinder diesels,. twin screw, 1340 BHP
Maximum sustained speed: 13 knots for 1600 miles
"IN ITS CONSTANT EFFORT toward better vessels for the anti-smuggling business, the Coast Guard built, and placed in commission during the fiscal year 1932, nine new "Thetis Class" 165 foot patrol boats. These had the necessary speed, seaworthiness, and maneuverability to cope with the best of the liquor supply vessels. They were Argo, Aurora, Calypso, Daphne Galatea, Hermes, Icarus, Perseus, and Thetis."
 
"Galatea Launched." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1933), pp. 31.
 

Ray Midgett