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U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Identification Table

File Description:
U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Identification Table (VIDT).

Data Dictionary

File Directory:

comma-delimited (.txt)
dbase format (.dbf)

U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Identification database.


Source of Data
U.S. Coast Guard personnel

Sponsoring Organization
U.S. Coast Guard Office of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection Database Administration Branch (CG-5453)

Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. Ports
Time Span of Data: Various (1984-2010)
Update Frequency: Continuous.
Data quality/accuracy: The data is entered directly by the USCG personnel that conduct the vessel boardings. Edit checks force certain data to be entered for each vessel boarded, however some data elements may be left blank depending upon the type of boarding conducted.
Number of Records: 62,388
File Size: up to approx. 25,079,019 bytes
File Format: ASCII Comma delimited Format
Media: CD, disk, tape, hardcopy
Contact for Additional Information:
Commandant (CG-5453)
U.S. Coast Guard
2100 Second Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20593-7581
Point of Contact: Dawn Patterson
Tel: (202)-372-1282
Fax: (202)-372-1922
E-mail: dawn.patterson@uscg.mil