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UNITED STATES COAST GUARD (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

COAST GUARD SHIPS AND CRAFT

ACTIVE cutters (125-ft) (1927)

Harriet Lane 1944

Agassiz 1969

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
WPC125, 2/1942- WSC125 Active New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 sold 9/1963
WPC126, 2/1942- WSC126, 5/1966- WMEC126 Agassiz New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 sold 10/1969
WPC127, 2/1942- WSC127, 5/1966- WMEC127 Alert New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 sold 10/1969
WPC128, 2/1942- WSC128 Antietam, 6/1943- Bedloe New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 foundered 14/9/1944
WPC129, 2/1942- WSC129 Bonham New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 sold 12/1959
WPC130, 2/1942- WSC130 Boutwell New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 2/1927 sold 5/1964
WPC131, 2/1942- WSC131, 5/1966- WMEC131 Cahoone New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 2/1927 sold 12/1968
WPC132, 2/1942- WSC132, 5/1966- WMEC132 Cartigan New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 3/1927 sold 4/1969
WPC133, 2/1942- WSC133 Montegomery, 4/1933- Colfax New York SB, Camden 12/1926 22/3/1927 4/1927 sold 1/1956
WPC134, 2/1942- WSC134 Crawford New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 2/1927 sold 8/1947
WPC135, 2/1942- WSC135 Diligence New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 2/1927 sold 1/1963
WPC136, 2/1942- WSC136 Dix New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 3/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC137, 2/1942- WSC137, 5/1966- WMEC137 Ewing New York SB, Camden 12/1926 15/3/1927 3/1927 sold 1/1969
WPC138, 2/1942- WSC138 Faunce New York SB, Camden 12/1926 15/3/1927 3/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC139, 2/1942- WSC139, 5/1966- WMEC139 Frederick Lee New York SB, Camden 12/1926 15/3/1927 3/1927 sold 5/1966
WPC140, 2/1942- WSC140, 5/1966- WMEC140 General Greene New York SB, Camden 12/1926 14/2/1927 3/1927 preserved 11/1968
WPC141, 2/1942- WSC141 Harriet Lane New York SB, Camden 7/1926 30/11/1926 1/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC142, 2/1942- WSC142 Jackson New York SB, Camden 12/1926 14/2/1927 3/1927 foundered 14/9/1944
WPC143, 2/1942- WSC143, 5/1966- WMEC143 Kimball New York SB, Camden 2/1927 25/4/1927 5/1927 sold 2/1970
WPC144, 2/1942- WSC144, 5/1966- WMEC144 Legare New York SB, Camden 12/1926 14/2/1927 3/1927 sold 11/1968
WPC145, 2/1942- WSC145 Marion New York SB, Camden 12/1926 15/3/1927 4/1927 sold 3/1963
WPC146, 2/1942- WSC146, 5/1966- WMEC146 McLane New York SB, Camden 12/1926 22/3/1927 4/1927 sold 11/1969
WPC147, 2/1942- WSC147, 5/1966- WMEC147 Morris New York SB, Camden 12/1926 4/4/1927 4/1927 for disposal 8/1970
WPC148, 2/1942- WSC148 Nemaha New York SB, Camden 12/1926 4/4/1927 4/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC149, 2/1942- WSC149 Pulaski New York SB, Camden 12/1926 4/4/1927 4/1927 sold 7/1948
WPC150, 2/1942- WSC150 Reliance New York SB, Camden 2/1927 18/4/1927 4/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC151, 2/1942- WSC151 Rush New York SB, Camden 2/1927 18/4/1927 4/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC152, 2/1942- WSC152 Tiger New York SB, Camden 2/1927 18/4/1927 4/1927 sold 6/1948
WPC153, 2/1942- WSC153 Travis New York SB, Camden 2/1927 18/4/1927 4/1927 sold 11/1962
WPC154, 2/1942- WSC154 Vigilant New York SB, Camden 2/1927 25/4/1927 5/1927 sold 1/1956
WPC155, 2/1942- WSC155 Woodbury New York SB, Camden 2/1927 22/5/1927 6/1927 USN tug 7/1948
WPC156, 2/1942- WSC156, 5/1966- WMEC156 Yeaton New York SB, Camden 2/1927 2/5/1927 5/1927 sold 7/1970
WPC157 Cuyahoga New York SB, Camden 8/1926 27/1/1927 3/1927 // ---- commissioned as miscellaneous auxiliary WIX157

 

Displacement standard, t

220

Displacement full, t

289

Length, m

36.6 wl 38.1 oa

Breadth, m

7.11

Draught, m

2.13

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

13.3

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts) 2500 (12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/23 Mk 4/7/11/13/14

Complement

38

Ship project history: Cutters of this class were intended for intercept rum runners during Prohibition. For this purpose they have appeared are of little use because of low speed.

Modernizations: 1941, all: + 2 DCR

1942 - 1943, all: + 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap DCT

1943 - 1944, many: - 1 x 1 - 76/23; + 1 x 1 - 40/56 Mk 1/2

1/1946: 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap Mk 20 ASWRL, 2 DCR

1960, all survived: were armed with 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3 only

Naval service: Antietam and Jackson were lost 14/9/1944 at Cape Gatteras during a storm.

Agassiz

Cuyahoga

Ivan Gogin, 2008-15