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USCGC Bluebell, a sister to USS Brier (IX 307).
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Class: BRIER (IX 307)
Design: USCG 100' tender ((WAGL)
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
IXNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm
307BRIER29 Aug 1970Dubuque Boat & Boiler Wks, Dubuque, Ia.5 Aug 19426 May 1943COM/SRV

Disposition:
IXNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
307BRIER198215 Aug 19822 Jun 1983Sold--

Class Notes:
One of seven Cosmos-class 100-foot inland (bay and sound) buoy tenders constructed by the Dubuque Boat & Boiler Works of Dubuque, Iowa. An eighth sister, Bluebell, was later built at Tacoma, Wash. Brier was designated WAGL-299, later WLI-299. Decomm. by USCG 9 Nov 1967, on USN list 10 Mar 1969 as equipment, classified IX 307 on 29 Aug 1970.
Photographed 8 Aug 2017 as an oyster dredge at Bridgeport, Conn. [http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2736518]

Ship Notes:
IXNameMANotes
307BRIER(comm. 2 Jul 1943). Sold by DRMS 1983 for further use.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 19 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR