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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE LUPINE, U.S. Coast Guard Station Rockland, east end of Tillson Avenue, Rockland, Knox County, ME

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE LUPINE, U.S. Coast Guard Station Rockland, east end of Tillson Avenue, Rockland, Knox County, ME

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Summary

Significance: "White Lupine" is significant as one of eight U.S. Navy YF 257-class lighters, designed to provide logistical support to naval operations during World War II. Following the war these vessels were transferred to the U.S. Coast Guard, primarily for aids-to-navigation service.
Survey number: HAER ME-63
Building/structure dates: 1943 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Company
Meyer, Richard, project manager
Cox, J Lee, D, historian
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Location

Rockland (Me.)44.10435, -69.10568
Google Map of 44.1043475, -69.1056771
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