Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
U.S. Coast Guard Steel 44-Foot Motor Life Boat CG44301
Maximum Beam: 12ft. 8in.
Draft: 3ft. 6in.
Propulsion : Twin 185 horsepower diesel engines, with twin propellers and twin rudders
Maximum Speed: 14 knots
Operational Range: 215 Nautical Miles
Crew: 3 Minimum
Survivor Capacity: 21 Maximum
Maximum Seas: 30 feet in height
Maximum Winds: 50 knots in speed
Maximum Tow: 125 gross tons
Self-righting and Self- bailing
Compartments: Nine Watertight Compartments
Framing: Longitudinal and Transverse Frames Spaced 18-22 Inches apart
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 41° 40.295′ N, 69° 56.949′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Main Street south of Water Street, on the left when traveling north. Located next to the Coast Guard Station Chatham. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 Main Street, Chatham MA 02633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Chatham Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Mayo / Surfman Ellis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mayflower Story (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Chatham Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Original PropThe Rescue of the Pendleton (within shouting distance of this marker); Chatham Packet Wharf (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Godfrey Windmill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
Also see . . . Motor Life Boat CG44301. Foundation for Coast Guard History Facebook page (Submitted on October 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.