Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship WAINWRIGHT conducting wire drag
diesel, length 66 feet, beam 14.8 feet, draft 3.5 feet. Built for
Coast and Geodetic Survey at Robinson Marine, Benton Harbor, Michigan,
in 1942. In service 1942-1967 on Atlantic coast. With sister ship
HILGARD conducted wire drag surveys on the East Coast until replaced
by RUDE and HECK in 1967.