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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter
by Designation
1939 - 2013

 

Ice Breakers - WAG, WAGB

General Use Cutters - WAVP, WAVR, WDE, WHEC, WMEC, WMSL, WPB, WPBH, WPC, WPF, WSC, WSES

 
Notes:
For current cutters in commission see U.S. Coast Guard data index.
Multiple designation are first to last.
Designations of former Navy vessels not shown.

Hull Number/s Name Remarks
WAG-273 Manasquan  
WAG-274 Menemsha  
WAG-275 Monomoy  
WAG-276 Manhasset  
WAG-278 / WAGB-278 Staten Island Northwind > Staten Island
WAG-279 / WAGB-279 Eastwind  
WAG-280 / WAGB-280 Southwind Southwind > Atka > Southwind
WAG-281 / WAGB-281 Westwind  
WAG-48 Muskeget  
WAG-83 / WAGB-83 Mackinaw  
WAGB-10 Polar Star  
WAGB-11 Polar Sea  
WAGB-20 Healy  
WAGB-282 Northwind  
WAGB-283 Burton Island  
WAGB-284 Edisto  
WAGB-4 Glacier  
WAVP-370 / WHEC-370 Casco  
WAVP-371 / WHEC-371 Mackinac  
WAVP-372 / WHEC-372 Humboldt  
WAVP-373 / WHEC-373 Matagorda  
WAVP-374 / WHEC-374 Absecon  
WAVP-375 / WHEC-375 Chincoteague  
WAVP-376 / WHEC-376 Coos Bay  
WAVP-377 / WHEC-377 / WAGO-377 Rockaway  
WAVP-378 / WHEC-378 Half Moon  
WAVP-379 / WHEC-379 / WTR-379 / / WHEC-379 Unimak  
WAVP-380 / WHEC-380 Yakutat  
WAVP-381 / WHEC-381 Barataria  
WAVP-382 / WHEC-382 Bering Strait  
WAVP-383 / WHEC-383 Castle Rock  
WAVP-384 / WHEC-384 Cook Inlet  
WAVP-385 / WHEC-385 Dexter  
WAVP-386 / WHEC-386 McCulloch  
WAVP-387 / WHEC-387 Gresham  
WAVR-411 Air Avocet  
WAVR-412 Air Brant  
WAVR-413 Air Cardinal  
WAVR-414 Air Condor  
WAVR-415 Air Cormorant  
WAVR-416 Air Crow  
WAVR-417 Air Curlew  
WAVR-418 Air Drake  
WAVR-419 Air Eider  
WAVR-420 Air Egret  
WAVR-421 Air Falcon  
WAVR-422 Air Finch  
WAVR-423 Air Gannet  
WAVR-424 Air Goose  
WAVR-425 Air Grayleg  
WAVR-426 Air Grebe  
WAVR-428 Air Hawk  
WAVR-429 Air Heron  
WAVR-430 Air Ibis  
WAVR-431 Air Jay  
WAVR-432 Air Kestrel  
WAVR-433 Air Killdeer  
WAVR-434 Air Lapwing  
WAVR-435 Air Linnet  
WAVR-436 Air Loon  
WAVR-437 Air Mallard  
WAVR-438 Air Martin  
WAVR-439 Air Merlin  
WAVR-440 Air Oriole  
WAVR-441 Air Owl  
WAVR-442 Air Parakeet  
WAVR-443 Air Parrot  
WAVR-444 Air Patridge  
WAVR-445 Air Peacock  
WAVR-446 Air Pelican  
WAVR-447 Air Penguin  
WAVR-448 Air Petrel  
WAVR-449 Air Pheasant  
WAVR-450 Air Phoebe  
WAVR-451 Air Pigeon  
WAVR-452 Air Piper  
WAVR-453 Air Plover  
WAVR-454 Air Puffin  
WAVR-455 Air Quail  
WAVR-456 Air Raven  
WAVR-457 Air Redwing  
WAVR-458 Air Robin  
WAVR-459 Air Rook  
WAVR-460 Air Ruff  
WAVR-461 Air Sheldrake  
WAVR-462 Air Shrike  
WAVR-463 Air Skimmer  
WAVR-464 Air Skylark  
WAVR-465 Air Snipe  
WAVR-466 Air Sparrow  
WAVR-467 Air Starling  
WAVR-468 Air Stork  
WAVR-469 Air Swallow  
WAVR-470 Air Swan  
WAVR-471 Air Swift  
WAVR-472 Air Tanager  
WAVR-473 Air Teal  
WAVR-474 Air Tern  
WAVR-475 Air Thrush  
WAVR-476 Air Toucan  
WAVR-477 Air Warbler  
WAVR-478 Air Waxwing  
WAVR-479 Air Willet  
WAVR-480 Air Wren  
WAVR-481 Air Scaup  
WAVR-482 Air Scoter  
WDE-422 Newell  
WDE-424 Falgout  
WDE-425 Lowe  
WDE-428 Finch  
WDE-431 Koiner  
WDE-434 Foster  
WDE-482 Ramsden  
WDE-485 Richey  
WDE-487 Vance  
WDE-488 Lansing  
WDE-489 Durant  
WDE-491 Chambers  
WHEC-715 Hamilton  
WHEC-716 Dallas  
WHEC-717 Mellon  
WHEC-718 Chase  
WHEC-719 Boutwell  
WHEC-720 Sherman  
WHEC-721 Gallatin  
WHEC-722 Morgenthau  
WHEC-723 Rush  
WHEC-724 Munro  
WHEC-725 Jarvis  
WHEC-726 Midgett  
WMEC-194 Modoc  
WMEC-202 Comanche  
WMEC-3 Vindicator  
WMEC-39 Alex Haley  
WMEC-6 Escape  
WMEC-615 Reliance  
WMEC-616 Diligence  
WMEC-617 Vigilant  
WMEC-618 Active  
WMEC-619 Confidence  
WMEC-620 Resolute  
WMEC-621 Valiant  
WMEC-622 Courageous  
WMEC-623 Steadfast  
WMEC-624 Dauntless  
WMEC-625 Venturous  
WMEC-626 Dependable  
WMEC-627 Vigorous  
WMEC-628 Durable  
WMEC-629 Decisive  
WMEC-630 Alert  
WMEC-76 Ute  
WMEC-85 Lipan  
WMEC-901 Bear  
WMEC-902 Tampa  
WMEC-903 Harriet Lane  
WMEC-904 Northland  
WMEC-905 Spencer  
WMEC-906 Seneca  
WMEC-907 Escanaba  
WMEC-908 Tahoma  
WMEC-909 Campbell  
WMEC-910 Thetis  
WMEC-911 Forward  
WMEC-912 Legare  
WMEC-913 Mohawk  
WMSL-750 Bertholf  
WMSL-751 Waesche  
WMSL-752 Stratton  
WMSL-753 Hamilton  
WMSL-754 James  
WPB-1301 Farallon  
WPB-1302 Manitou  
WPB-1303 Matagorda  
WPB-1304 Maui  
WPB-1305 Monhegan  
WPB-1306 Nunivak  
WPB-1307 Ocracoke  
WPB-1308 Vashon  
WPB-1309 Aquidneck  
WPB-1310 Mustang  
WPB-1311 Naushon  
WPB-1312 Sanibel  
WPB-1313 Edisto  
WPB-1314 Sapelo  
WPB-1315 Matinicus  
WPB-1316 Nantucket  
WPB-1317 Attu  
WPB-1318 Baranof  
WPB-1319 Chandeleur  
WPB-1320 Chincoteague  
WPB-1321 Cushing  
WPB-1322 Cuttyhunk  
WPB-1323 Drummond  
WPB-1324 Key Largo  
WPB-1325 Metompkin  
WPB-1326 Monomoy  
WPB-1327 Orcas  
WPB-1328 Padre  
WPB-1329 Sitkinak  
WPB-1330 Tybee  
WPB-1331 Washington  
WPB-1332 Wrangell  
WPB-1333 Adak  
WPB-1334 Liberty  
WPB-1335 Anacapa  
WPB-1336 Kiska  
WPB-1337 Assateague  
WPB-1338 Grand Isle  
WPB-1339 Key Biscayne  
WPB-1340 Jefferson Island  
WPB-1341 Kodiak Island  
WPB-1342 Long Island  
WPB-1343 Bainbridge Island  
WPB-1344 Block Island  
WPB-1345 Staten Island  
WPB-1346 Roanoke Island  
WPB-1347 Pea Island  
WPB-1348 Knight Island  
WPB-1349 Galveston Island  
WPB-82301 Point Caution  
WPB-82302 Point Hope  
WPB-82303 Point Young  
WPB-82304 Point League  
WPB-82305 Point Partridge  
WPB-82306 Point Jefferson  
WPB-82307 Point Glover  
WPB-82308 Point White  
WPB-82309 Point Arden  
WPB-82310 Point Garnet  
WPB-82311 Point Verde  
WPB-82312 Point Swift  
WPB-82313 Point Slocum  
WPB-82314 Point Thatcher  
WPB-82315 Point Clear  
WPB-82316 Point Mast  
WPB-82317 Point Comfort  
WPB-82318 Point Herron  
WPB-82319 Point Orient  
WPB-82320 Point Kennedy  
WPB-82321 Point Lomas  
WPB-82322 Point Hudson  
WPB-82323 Point Grace  
WPB-82324 Point Grey  
WPB-82325 Point Dume  
WPB-82326 Point Cypress  
WPB-82327 Point Banks  
WPB-82328 Point Gammon  
WPB-82329 Point Welcome  
WPB-82330 Point Ellis  
WPB-82331 Point Marone  
WPB-82332 Point Roberts  
WPB-82333 Point Highland  
WPB-82334 Point Ledge  
WPB-82335 Point Countess  
WPB-82336 Point Glass  
WPB-82338 Point Bridge  
WPB-82339 Point Chico  
WPB-82340 Point Batan  
WPB-82342 Point Baker  
WPB-82343 Point Wells  
WPB-82344 Point Estero  
WPB-82347 Point Bonita  
WPB-82349 Point Spencer  
WPB-82350 Point Franklin  
WPB-82351 Point Bennett  
WPB-82352 Point Sal  
WPB-82353 Point Monroe  
WPB-82354 Point Evans  
WPB-82355 Point Hannon  
WPB-82356 Point Francis  
WPB-82357 Point Huron  
WPB-82358 Point Stuart  
WPB-82360 Point Winslow  
WPB-82363 Point Nowell  
WPB-82366 Point Lobos  
WPB-82368 Point Warde  
WPB-82369 Point Heyer  
WPB-82371 Point Barnes  
WPB-82372 Point Brower  
WPB-82373 Point Camden  
WPB-82374 Point Carrew  
WPB-82375 Point Doran  
WPB-82376 Point Harris  
WPB-82377 Point Hobart  
WPB-82378 Point Jackson  
WPB-82379 Point Martin  
WPB-87301 Barracuda  
WPB-87302 Hammerhead  
WPB-87303 Mako  
WPB-87304 Marlin  
WPB-87305 Stingray  
WPB-87306 Dorado  
WPB-87307 Osprey  
WPB-87308 Chinook  
WPB-87309 Albacore  
WPB-87310 Tarpon  
WPB-87311 Cobia  
WPB-87312 Hawksbill  
WPB-87313 Cormorant  
WPB-87314 Finback  
WPB-87315 Amberjack  
WPB-87316 Kittiwake  
WPB-87317 Blackfin  
WPB-87318 Bluefin  
WPB-87319 Yellowfin  
WPB-87320 Manta  
WPB-87321 Coho  
WPB-87322 Kingfisher  
WPB-87323 Seahawk  
WPB-87324 Steelhead  
WPB-87325 Beluga  
WPB-87326 Blacktip  
WPB-87327 Pelican  
WPB-87328 Ridley  
WPB-87329 Cochito  
WPB-87330 Manowar  
WPB-87331 Moray  
WPB-87332 Razorbill  
WPB-87333 Adelie  
WPB-87334 Gannet  
WPB-87335 Narwhale  
WPB-87336 Sturgeon  
WPB-87337 Sockeye  
WPB-87338 Ibis  
WPB-87339 Pampano  
WPB-87340 Halibut  
WPB-87341 Bonito  
WPB-87342 Shrike  
WPB-87343 Tern  
WPB-87344 Heron  
WPB-87345 Wahoo  
WPB-87346 Flyingfish  
WPB-87347 Haddock  
WPB-87348 Brant  
WPB-87349 Shearwater  
WPB-87350 Petrel  
WPB-87352 Sea Lion  
WPB-87353 Skipjack  
WPB-87354 Dolphin  
WPB-87355 Hawk  
WPB-87356 Sailfish  
WPB-87357 Sawfish  
WPB-87358 Swordfish  
WPB-87359 Tiger Shark  
WPB-87360 Blue Shark  
WPB-87361 Sea Horse  
WPB-87362 Sea Otter  
WPB-87363 Manatee  
WPB-87364 Ahi  
WPB-87365 Pike  
WPB-87366 Terrapin  
WPB-87367 Sea Dragon  
WPB-87368 Sea Devil  
WPB-87369 Crocodile  
WPB-87370 Diamondback  
WPB-87371 Reef Shark  
WPB-87372 Snapper  
WPB-87373 Sea Dog  
WPB-87374 Sea Fox  
WPB-95300 Cape Small  
WPB-95301 Cape Coral  
WPB-95302 Cape Higgon  
WPB-95303 Cape Upright  
WPB-95304 Cape Gull  
WPB-95305 Cape Hatteras  
WPB-95306 Cape George  
WPB-95307 Cape Current  
WPB-95308 Cape Strait  
WPB-95309 Cape Carter  
WPB-95310 Cape Wash  
WPB-95311 Cape Hedge  
WPB-95312 Cape Knox  
WPB-95313 Cape Morgan  
WPB-95314 Cape Fairweather  
WPB-95316 Cape Fox  
WPB-95317 Cape Jellison  
WPB-95318 Cape Newagen  
WPB-95319 Cape Romain  
WPB-95320 Cape Starr  
WPB-95321 Cape Cross  
WPB-95322 Cape Horn  
WPB-95323 Cape Darby  
WPB-95324 Cape Shoalwater  
WPB-95325 Cape Florida  
WPB-95326 Cape Corwin  
WPB-95327 Cape Porpoise  
WPB-95328 Cape Henlopen  
WPB-95329 Cape Kiwanda  
WPB-95330 Cape Falcon  
WPB-95331 Cape Trinity  
WPB-95332 Cape York  
WPB-95333 Cape Rosier  
WPB-95334 Cape Sable  
WPB-95335 Cape Providence  
WPBH-1 Flagstaff  
WPC-2 Tempest  
WPC-4 Monsoon  
WPC-8 Zephyr  
WPC-13 Shamal  
WPC-14 Tornado  
WPC-100 Argo  
WPC-101 / WMEC-101 Ariadne  
WPC-102 Atalanta  
WPC-103 / WMEC-103 Aurora  
WPC-104 Calypso  
WPC-105 Cyane  
WPC-106 Daphne  
WPC-107 Dione  
WPC-108 Galatea  
WPC-109 Hermes  
WPC-110 Icarus  
WPC-111 Nemesis  
WPC-112 Nike  
WPC-113 Pandora  
WPC-114 Perseus  
WPC-115 Thetis  
WPC-116 / WMEC-116 Triton  
WPC-120 Jackson  
WPC-121 Bedloe  
WPC-187 Electra  
WPC-335 Boone  
WPC-336 Blaze  
WPC-365 Bowstring  
WPC-372 Belleville  
WPC-1101 Bernard C. Webber Sentinel Class (proposed 58 cutters)
WPC-1102 Richard Etheridge  
WPC-1103 William Flores  
WPC-1104 Robert Yered  
WPC-1105 Margaret Norvell  
WPC-1106 Paul Clark  
WPC-1107 Charles David  
WPC-1108 Charles Sexton  
WPC-1109 Kathleen Moore  
WPC-1110 Joseph Napier  
WPC-1111 William Trump  
WPC-1112 Isaac Mayo  
WPC-1113 Richard Dixon  
WPC-1114 Heriberto Hernandez  
WPF-10 Brownsville  
WPF-16 Bangor  
WPF-43 Orange  
WPF-44 Corpus Christi  
WPF-45 Hutchinson  
WPF-58 Abilene  
WPF-62 Gladwyne  
WPF-63 Moberly  
WPG-163 Mokoma ex Cayuga 
WPG-164 Tampa ex Saranac
WPG-181 Cobb  
WPG-182 Bodkin  
WPG-183 Mayflower  
WPG-284 Sea Cloud  
WPG-31 / WHEC-31 Bibb  
WPG-319 Champlain  
WPG-32/ WAGC-32 / WPG-32 / WHEC-32 Campbell  
WPG-321 Itasca  
WPG-33 / WAGC-33 / WPG-33 / WHEC-33 Duane  
WPG-34 Alexander Hamilton  
WPG-35 / WAGC-35 / WPG-35 / WHEC-35 Ingham  
WPG-36 / WAGC-36 / WPG-36 / WHEC-36 Spencer  
WPG-37 / WAGC-37 / WPG-37 / WHEC-37 Taney  
WPG-39 / WHEC-39 Owasco  
WPG-40 / WHEC-40 Winnebago  
WPG-41 / WHEC-41 Chautauqua  
WPG-42 / WHEC-42 Sebago  
WPG-43 / WHEC-43 Iroquois  
WPG-44 / WHEC-44 Wachusett  
WPG-45 Haida  
WPG-46 Modoc  
WPG-47 Mojave  
WPG-48 Tampa  
WPG-49 Northland  
WPG-52 Tallapoosa  
WPG-53 Unalga  
WPG-59 North Star  
WPG-64 / WHEC-64 Escanaba  
WPG-65 / WHEC-65 Winona  
WPG-66 / WHEC-66 Klamath  
WPG-67 / WHEC-67 Minnetonka  
WPG-68 / WHEC-68 Androscoggin  
WPG-69 / WHEC-69 Mendota  
WPG-70 / WHEC-70 Pontchartrain  
WPG-72 Nourmahal  
WPG-75 Algonquin  
WPG-76 Comanche  
WPG-77 Escamaba  
WPG-78 Mohawk  
WPG-79 Onondaga  
WPG-80 / WAGE-10 Tahoma  
WPG-85 Gresham  
WPM-325 Metompkin  
WPYc-27 Colleen  
WSC-105 Cyane  
WSC-125 Active  
WSC-126 / WMEC-126 Agassiz  
WSC-127 / WMEC-127 Alert  
WSC-128 Bedloe  
WSC-129 Boham  
WSC-130 Boutwell  
WSC-131 / WMEC-131 Cahoone  
WSC-132 / WMEC-132 Cartigan  
WSC-133 Colfax  
WSC-134 Crawford  
WSC-135 Diligence  
WSC-136 Dix  
WSC-137 / WMEC-137 Ewing  
WSC-138 Faunce  
WSC-139 Frederick Lee  
WSC-140 / WMEC-140 General Greene  
WSC-141 Harriet Lane  
WSC-142 Jackson  
WSC-143 / WMEC-143 Kimball  
WSC-144 / WMEC-144 Legare  
WSC-145 Marion  
WSC-146 / WMEC-146 McLane  
WSC-147 / WMEC-147 Morris  
WSC-148 Nemaha  
WSC-149 Pulaski  
WSC-150 Reliance  
WSC-151 Rush  
WSC-152 Tiger  
WSC-153 Travis  
WSC-154 Vigilant  
WSC-155 Woodbury  
WSC-156 / WMEC-156 Yeaton  
WSC-157 / WMEC-157 / WIX-157 Cuyahoga  
WSES-1 Dorado  
WSES-2 Sea Hawk  
WSES-3 Shearwater  
WSES-4 Petrel  
     
Source:
Robert L. Scheina, U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II, Annapolis MD, Naval Institute Press, 1982.
Robert L. Scheina, U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft 1946-1990, Annapolis MD, Naval Institute Press, 1990.
Norman Polmar, The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 17th Edition, Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 2001.
James C. Fahey, The Ships and Aircraft of the United States Fleet (Victory Edition, 1945), Annapolis MD, Naval Institute Press, reprint 1983.

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