USC&GS Wildcat (1919)

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USC&GS Wildcat (1919)
Wildcat at the base of a 500-foot (168-meter) cliff in Palisade Lagoon in Alaska
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Name: Wildcat
Commissioned: 1919
Decommissioned: 1941
General characteristics
Type: Launch
Length: 65 ft 6 in (19.96 m)
Beam: 15 ft 3 in (4.65 m)
Draft: 6 ft (1.8 m)
Propulsion: Steam engine

USC&GS Wildcat was a steam launch that served in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey from 1919 to 1941. She was the only Coast and Geodetic Survey ship to bear the name.

Wildcat spent her entire Coast and Geodetic Survey career operating in Alaskan waters.

On June 9, 1923, Wildcat helped refloat the merchant ship Anvil, which had run aground in Isanotski Strait.