List of United States Coast Guard cutters


The List of United States Coast Guard Cutters is a listing of all cutters to have been commissioned by the United States Coast Guard during the history of that service. It is sorted by length down to 65', the minimum length of a USCG cutter.

420' Healy class Icebreaker (WAGB)

418' Legend class National Security Cutter, Large (WMSL)

399' Polar-class icebreaker (WAGB)

378' High Endurance Cutter (WHEC)

338' Alamosa class Cutter (WAK)

327' Treasury class Cutter (WPG)

311' Casco class Cutter (WAVP)

309' Icebreaker (WAGB)

306' Edsall Class (WDE)

295' Training Barque Eagle (WIX)

USCGC Eagle under full sail in 2013 in the Caribbean Sea

290' Medium Great Lakes Icebreaker (WAGB)

The USCGC Mackinaw (WAGB-83) on icebreaking duties in The Straits of Mackinaw

282' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

270' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

269' Wind class Icebreaker (WAGB)

255' Owasco class Cutter (WPG/WHEC)

250' Lakes class Cutter

240' Tampa class Cutter

240' Seagoing Buoy Tender Breaker (WLBB)

230' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

225' Juniper class USCG Seagoing Buoy Tenders (WLB)

213' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

213' Diver Class Cutter (WAT)

210' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

205' Cherokee/Navajo class Auxiliary Tug (WAT)

204' Seneca class

200' Eagle class

  • USCGC McGourty (ex-Eagle 16)
  • USCGC Scally (ex-Eagle 20)
  • USCGC Bothwell (ex-Eagle 21)
  • USCGC Earp (ex-Eagle 22)
  • USCGC Carr (ex-Eagle 30)

192' First Class Cruising Cutter

190' Miami class

189' - USCG Seagoing Buoy Tenders

188' First Class Cruising Cutter

187' - Auxiliary Tug (WAT)

180' - USCG Seagoing Buoy Tenders

Class A (Cactus)

Class B (Mesquite)

Class C (Iris)

180' Oceanographic Vessel (WAGO)

179' Patrol Coastal (WPC)

Cyclone class Coastal Patrol Ships on loan from the United States Navy

178' First Class Cruising Cutter

  • USCGC Tuscarora (1902)

176' Cargo Vessel (WAK)

175' Buoy Tender Hollyhock Class (WLM)

USCGC Walnut (WLM-252)

175' Keeper class Coastal Buoy Tender (WLM)

173' Magnolia class Bay and Sound Tender (WAGL)

  • USCGC Kukui (WAGL-225)
  • USCGC Magnolia (WAGL-231)
  • USCGC Mistletoe (WAGL-237)
  • USCGC Ivy (WAGL-)

171' First Class Cruising Cutter

166' Tallapoosa class

165' Algonquin class Patrol Boat (WPG)

Also known as 165-Foot (A) Patrol Craft

165' Thetis class Patrol Boat (WPC)

USCGC Ariadne (WPC-101)

Also known as 165-Foot (B) Patrol Craft

160' Inland Construction Tender (WLIC)

  • USCGC Pamlico (WLIC-800)
  • USCGC Hudson (WLIC-801)
  • USCGC Kennebec (WLIC-802)
  • USCGC Saginaw (WLIC-803)

158' Auxiliary Tug (WAT)

  • USCGC Shawnee (WAT-54)[5]

157' Red class Coastal Buoy Tender (WLM)

154' Sentinel class Fast Response Cutter (WPC)

152' Seagoing Tug

143' Auxiliary Tug (WATA)

140' Bay class Icebreaking Tug (WTGB)

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay (WTGB-108) clears a channel for vessels to navigate the frozen Hudson River

133' White class Coastal Buoy Tender (WAGL/WLM)

  • USCGC White Sumac (WLM-540)
  • USCGC White Alder (WLM-541)
  • USCGC White Bush (WLM-542)
  • USCGC White Holly (WLM-543)
  • USCGC White Sage (WLM-544)[6]
  • USCGC White Heath (WLM-545)[7]
  • USCGC White Lupine (WLM-546)
  • USCGC White Pine (WLM-547)

125' Active class Patrol Boat (WSC)

123' Patrol Boat (WPB)

USCGC Matagorda (WPB-1303), a 123' converted Island Class 110-foot patrol boat
  • USCGC Manitou (WPB-1302)
  • USCGC Matagorda (WPB-1303)
  • USCGC Monhegan (WPB-1305)
  • USCGC Nunivak (WPB-1306)
  • USCGC Vashon (WPB-1308)
  • USCGC Attu (WPB-1317)
  • USCGC Metompkin (WPB-1325)
  • USCGC Padre (WPB-1328)

113' Sycamore Class (WAGL)

110' Surface effect ship (WSES)

  • USCGC Dorado (WSES-1)
  • USCGC Sea Hawk (WSES-2)
  • USCGC Shearwater (WSES-3)
  • USCGC Petrel (WSES-4)

110' Island class patrol boat (WPB)

USCGC Orcas (WPB-1327)

110' Calumet class harbor tug (WYTM/WYT)

  • USCGC Calumet (WYT-86)
  • USCGC Hudson (WYT-87)
  • USCGC Navesink (WYT-88)
  • USCGC Tuckahoe (WYT-89)

110' Arundel class harbor tug (WYTM/WYT)

110' Manitou class harbor tug (WYTM/WYT)

  • USCGC Manitou (WYTM-60)[8]
  • USCGC Kaw (WYTM-61)[9]

110' Apalachee class harbor tug (WYT)

  • USCGC Apalachee (WYT-71)
  • USCGC Yankton (WYT-72)
  • USCGC Mohican (WYT-73)
  • USCGC Chinook (WYTM-96)
  • USCGC Ojibwa (WYT-97)
  • USCGC Snohomish (WYT-98)
  • USCGC Sauk (WYT-99)

100' Inland buoy tender (WLI)

100' Inland construction tender (WLIC)

100' Corwin Class Patrol Boats

  • USCGC Corwin (YN-80)
  • USCGC Dallas (YN-81)
  • USCGC Dexter (YN-82)
  • USCGC Eagle (YN-83)
  • USCGC Forward (YN-84)
  • USCGC Gallatin (YN-85)
  • USCGC Mahoning (YN-86)
  • USCGC Nansemond (YN-87)
  • USCGC Naugatuck (YN-88)
  • USCGC Patriot (YN-89)
  • USCGC Perry (YN-90)
  • USCGC Petrel (YN-91)
  • USCGC Wolcott (YN-92)

95' Cape-class cutter

USCGC Cape Hedge (WPB-95311)

87' Marine Protector Class coastal patrol boat (WPB)

USCGC Barracuda (WPB-87301), a USCG Coastal Patrol Boat
  • USCGC Barracuda (WPB-87301)
  • USCGC Hammerhead (WPB-87302)
  • USCGC Mako (WPB-87303)
  • USCGC Marlin (WPB-87304)
  • USCGC Stingray (WPB-87305)
  • USCGC Dorado (WPB-87306)
  • USCGC Osprey (WPB-87307)
  • USCGC Chinook (WPB-87308)
  • USCGC Albacore (WPB-87309)
  • USCGC Tarpon (WPB-87310)
  • USCGC Cobia (WPB-87311)
  • USCGC Hawksbill (WPB-87312)
  • USCGC Cormorant (WPB-87313)
  • USCGC Finback (WPB-87314)
  • USCGC Amberjack (WPB-87315)
  • USCGC Kittiwake (WPB-87316)
  • USCGC Blackfin (WPB-87317)
  • USCGC Bluefin (WPB-87318)
  • USCGC Yellowfin (WPB-87319)
  • USCGC Manta (WPB-87320)
  • USCGC Coho (WPB-87321)
  • USCGC Kingfisher (WPB-87322)
  • USCGC Seahawk (WPB-87323)
  • USCGC Steelhead (WPB-87324)
  • USCGC Beluga (WPB-87325)
  • USCGC Blacktip (WPB-87326)
  • USCGC Pelican (WPB-87327)
  • USCGC Ridley (WPB-87328)
  • USCGC Cochito (WPB-87329)
  • USCGC Manowar (WPB-87330)
  • USCGC Moray (WPB-87331)
  • USCGC Razorbill (WPB-87332)
  • USCGC Adelie (WPB-87333)
  • USCGC Gannet (WPB-87334)
  • USCGC Narwhal (WPB-87335)
  • USCGC Sturgeon (WPB-87336)
  • USCGC Sockeye (WPB-87337)
  • USCGC Ibis (WPB-87338)
  • USCGC Pompano (WPB-87339)
  • USCGC Halibut (WPB-87340)
  • USCGC Bonito (WPB-87341)
  • USCGC Shrike (WPB-87342)
  • USCGC Tern (WPB-87343)
  • USCGC Heron (WPB-87344)
  • USCGC Wahoo (WPB-87345)
  • USCGC Flyingfish (WPB-87346)
  • USCGC Haddock (WPB-87347)
  • USCGC Brant (WPB-87348)
  • USCGC Shearwater (WPB-87349)
  • USCGC Petrel (WPB-87350)
  • USCGC Sea Lion (WPB-87352)
  • USCGC Skipjack (WPB-87353)
  • USCGC Dolphin (WPB-87354)
  • USCGC Hawk (WPB-87355)
  • USCGC Sailfish (WPB-87356)
  • USCGC Sawfish (WPB-87357)
  • USCGC Swordfish (WPB-87358)
  • USCGC Tiger Shark (WPB-87359)
  • USCGC Blue Shark (WPB-87360)
  • USCGC Sea Horse (WPB-87361)
  • USCGC Sea Otter (WPB-87362)
  • USCGC Manatee (WPB-87363)
  • USCGC Ahi (WPB-87364)
  • USCGC Pike (WPB-87365)
  • USCGC Terrapin (WPB-87366)
  • USCGC Sea Dragon (WPB-87367)
  • USCGC Sea Devil (WPB-87368)
  • USCGC Crocodile (WPB-87369)
  • USCGC Diamondback (WPB-87370)
  • USCGC Reef Shark (WPB-87371)
  • USCGC Alligator (WPB-87372)
  • USCGC Sea Dog (WPB-87373)
  • USCGC Sea Fox (WPB-87374)

83' Patrol craft - 230 Hulls, not named

82' Point class patrol boat (WPB)

80' Inland buoy tender (WLI)

  • USCGC Tern (WLI-80801)

75' Gasconade class river buoy tender (WLR)

75' Kankakee class river buoy tender (WLR)

USCGC Greenbrier (WLR-75501), a diesel powered vessel built for the US Coast Guard in 1990

75' Inland construction tender (WLIC)

The Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Sledge (WLIC-75303), a 75-foot construction tender homeported in Baltimore.
  • USCGC Anvil (WLIC-75301)
  • USCGC Hammer (WLIC-75302)
  • USCGC Sledge (WLIC-75303)
  • USCGC Mallet (WLIC-75304)
  • USCGC Vise (WLIC-75305)
  • USCGC Clamp (WLIC-75306)
  • USCGC Wedge (WLIC-75307)
  • USCGC Spike (WLIC-75308)
  • USCGC Hatchet (WLIC-75309)
  • USCGC Axe (WLIC-75310)

75' Patrol craft "Six-Bitters" - 203 Hulls, not named

73' Hydrofoil (WPGH)

65' River buoy tender (WLR)

USCGC Sangamon (WLR-65506)
  • USCGC Ouachita (WLR-65501)
  • USCGC Cimarron (WLR-65502)
  • USCGC Obion (WLR-65503)
  • USCGC Scioto (WLR-65504)
  • USCGC Osage (WLR-65505)
  • USCGC Sangamon (WLR-65506)

65' Inland buoy tender (WLI)

USCGC Chokeberry (WLI-65304)
  • USCGC Bayberry (WLI-65400)
  • USCGC Elderberry (WLI-65401)
  • USCGC Blueberry (WLI-65402)
  • USCGC Blackberry (WLI-65303)
  • USCGC Chokeberry (WLI-65304)
  • USCGC Loganberry (WLI-65305)

65' Small harbor tug (WYTL)

See also


  1. ^ "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter History". Archived from the original on 2015-04-08. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
  2. ^ "Historic Naval Ships Association". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-09-14.
  3. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. NJ-139, "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter HORNBEAM, Cape May, Cape May County, NJ"
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-07. Retrieved 2016-02-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter History". Archived from the original on 2015-04-08. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
  6. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. RI-56, "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE SAGE, U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Base, 1 Thames Street, Bristol, Bristol County, RI"
  7. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. MA-150, "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE HEATH, USGS Integrated Support Command Boston, 427 Commercial Street, Boston, Suffolk County, MA"
  8. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-03-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-03-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

  • USCG Cutter list
  • USCG Tenders Since WWII (WAGB, WLB, WLM, WLI, WLR)