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 Heavy Icebreaker (WAGB)

378' High Endurance Cutter (WHEC)

338' Alamosa-class Cutter (WAK)

327' Treasury-class Cutter (WPG)

311' Casco-class Seaplane Tender (WAVP)

309' Icebreaker (WAGB)

306' Edsall-class Destroyer Escort (WDE)

295' Training Barque Eagle (WIX)

USCGC Eagle under full sail in 2013 in the Caribbean Sea

290' Medium Great Lakes Icebreaker (WAGB)

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' Lake-class Cutter

240' Tampa-class Cutter

240' Seagoing Buoy Tender Breaker (WLBB)

230' Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

225' Juniper-class 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 Revenue Cutter

200' Eagle-class Patrol Craft

  • 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' Seagoing Buoy Tenders (WLB)

188' First Class Cruising Cutter

187' Auxiliary Tug (WAT)

180' Seagoing Buoy Tenders (WLB)

Class A (Cactus)

Class B (Mesquite)

Class C (Iris)

180' Oceanographic Vessel (WAGO)

179' patrol coastal (WPC)

Cyclone-class patrol ships on loan from the United States Navy

178' first class cruising cutter

  • USCGC Tuscarora (1902)

176' cargo vessel (WAK)

175' Hollyhock-class buoy tender (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)

USCGC Edgar Culbertson (WPC-1137)

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)

125' Active-class patrol boat (WSC)

123' patrol boat (WPB)

  • 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)[9]
  • USCGC Kaw (WYTM-61)[10]

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 river tender built for the U.S. 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. ^ HAER No. MA-150, "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE HEATH, USGS Integrated Support Command Boston, 427 Commercial Street, Boston, Suffolk County, MA"
  8. ^ HAER No. ME-63, "U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WHITE LUPINE, U.S. Coast Guard Station Rockland, east end of Tillson Avenue, Rockland, Knox County, ME"
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-03-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "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)