US Coast Guard Cutter STORIS, Womens Bay, Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, AK
See also HAER MI-121 for similar documentation. Includes drawings, photographs, and written data.
See also HAER AK-49 for similar documentation. Includes drawings, photographs, and written data.
Significance: Since 1991, the Storis has held the distinction as the "Queen of the Fleet," the oldest ship in the U.S. Coast Guard. She served her country for sixty-four years, beginning service during World War II. In 1957, the Storis with USCG cutters Spar and Bramble earned the distinction as the first American vessels to circumnavigate North America, via the "Northwest Passage" – the Arctic route above North America navigable by deep draft vessels.
Survey number: HAER AK-50
Building/structure dates: 1941-1942 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1972 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1986 Subsequent Work