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U.S. Coast Guard Tugs (WAT, WYT, WTGB)

Most recent update: October 26, 2011.


This table lists all the Coast Guard's numbered tugs plus those unnumbered vessels built or acquired after 1900.  If you have any additional data or see any errors, please send your info to me at timcolton@aol.com

Type # Name Shipbuilder Location Hull # Tons Ft. Delivered Disposition

Ocean Tugs (WAT)

WAT 54 Shawnee Union Construction     900 158 8-Mar-22 Sold 1946
WAT 55 Carrabasset Staten Island SB Richmond NY   1,133 156 13-Oct-24 Sold 1946
WAT 56 Kickapoo Beth Elizabethport Elizabethport NJ   840 157 21-Jan-22 Ex-Baldridge, later WAGL, sold 1946
WAT 61 Cahokia Providence Eng. City Island NY   510 141 21-Oct-21 Ex-Bayside, to USN 1936

Yard Tugs (WYT)

    Calumet Bell's Steam EW Buffalo NY   123 95 18-Oct-94 Later Tioga (WYT 74), sold 1947
    Golden Gate Moran Sbldg. Seattle WA 2 250 110 17-Jun-97 Later WYT 94, sold 1947
    Winnisimmet Spedden Sbldg. Baltimore MD 206 182 96 30-Jul-03 Later WYT 84, decommissioned 1945, sold 1946
    Wissahickon Spedden Sbldg. Baltimore MD 207 182 96 3-Dec-04 Decommissioned 1935
    Davey Pusey & Jones Wilmington DE 333 182 96 14-Mar-08 Later WYT 81, decommissioned 1945
    Guard Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA   52 68 9-Dec-13 Sold 1943
    Clayton Staten Island NY   132 77 1916 Acquired 1932, sold 1935
    Ross     350 104   Ex-Emma Kate, acquired 1918, returned 1919
    Takana     69 69   Acquired 1918, returned 1919
    Chautauqua Milwaukee WI   215 88 1919 Retired 1934
    Chenango Eastern Shore SB Sharpstown MD   215 88 1919 Sold 1924
    Chicopee Hiltebrant Dry Dock Kingston NY   215 88 1919 Retired 1935
    Chincoteague Chance Marine Annapolis MD   215 88 1919 Sold 1925
    Chippewa Milwaukee WI   215 88 1919 Sold 1935
    Choptank Chance Marine Annapolis MD   215 88 1919 Sold 1925
    Chowan Norfolk VA   215 88 1919 Sold 1924
    Chattahoochee Hiltebrant Dry Dock Kingston NY   215 88 1919 Sold 1924
    Chilicothe Wheeler SB Brooklyn NY   215 88 1920 Sold 1925
    Chulahoma Robert Jacob SY City Island NY   215 88 1920 Sold 1933
    Mascoutin     869   1920 Ex-Pylos, acquired 1921, retired 1935
    Saukee     869   1920 Ex-Vallonia, acquired 1921, retired 1935
    Tamaroa     869   1920 Ex-Bartolme, acquired 1921, retired 1935
    Lexington       122   From US Army 1922, sold 1924
    Raritan Wilmington DE   220 103 1905 Acquired 1922, retired 1939
    Leopard Benton Harbor MI   176 94 1920 Acquired 1926, sold 1935
    Lightning Vinyard Shipbuilding Milford DE   397 110 1920 Acquired 1932, sold 1935
WYT 85 Manhattan Balboa Ships Balboa CZ   406 120 15-Apr-21 Decommissioned and sold 1947
WYT 86 Calumet Charleston NSY Charleston SC   290 110 3-Dec-34 Decommissioned 1967, sold 1968
WYT 87 Hudson Portsmouth NSY Kittaning ME   290 110 31-Oct-34 Decommissioned 1968, to Northwestern U. 1970
WYT 88 Navesink Charleston NSY Charleston SC   290 110 5-Jan-35 Decommissioned 1968, sold 1970
WYT 89 Tuckahoe Charleston NSY Charleston SC   290 110 30-Jan-35 Decommissioned 1968, to DoHEW 1969
WYT 90 Arundel Gulfport Boiler Works Port Arthur TX 129 328 110 6-Jul-39 Decommissioned 1982, sold 1984 as Karen Andrie, now Erika Kobasic
WYT 91 Mahoning Gulfport Boiler Works Port Arthur TX 130 328 110 7-Aug-39 Decommissioned 1984, to SUNY as General Philip Schuyler, scrapped 2001
WYT 92 Naugatuck Defoe Boat Works Bay City MI 163 328 110 12-Apr-39 Decommissioned 1979, sold 1980 as Timmy B, now Jimmy L
WYT 93 Raritan Defoe Boat Works Bay City MI 164 328 110 11-Apr-39 Decommissioned 1979 to SUNY 1988, scrapped 2001
WYT 60 Manitou U.S. Coast Guard Yard Baltimore MD   328 110 15-Feb-43 Decommissioned 1980, sold
WYT 61 Kaw U.S. Coast Guard Yard Baltimore MD   328 110 1-Mar-43 Decommissioned 1989, later Roger Stahl 1997
WYT 71 Apalachee Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 525 384 110 26-Nov-43 Decommissioned 1986, museum in Cleveland
WYT 72 Yankton Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 526 384 110 26-Jan-44 Decommissioned 1984, later Russell Jr., Cetus, now Mike Azzolino
WYT 73 Mohican Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 527 384 110 29-Feb-44 Decommissioned 1986, later Darlene Bisso 1987, Catuan 2001, foundered 2005
WYT 96 Chinook Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 528 384 110 24-Mar-44 Decommissioned 1986, later Tracie B, now Danicia
WYT 97 Ojibwa Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 529 384 110 7-Apr-44 Decommissioned 1980, later John G. Amato, now Gen. Oglethorpe
WYT 98 Snohomish Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 530 384 110 2-May-44 Decommissioned 1986, later yacht Sarah Rose, Dami Dew, now Snohomish
WYT 99 Sauk Ira S. Bushey & Sons Brooklyn NY 531 384 110 25-May-44 Decommissioned 1985, later Alison Lake, sank 2003

WYTL

65601

Capstan

Gibbs SB

Jacksonville FL

72

65

19-Jul-61

Active

WYTL

65602

Chock

Gibbs SB Jacksonville FL

72

65

12-Sep-61

Struck 1999

WYTL

65603

Swivel

Gibbs SB Jacksonville FL

72

65

27-Oct-62

Now Governors Island ferry

WYTL

65604

Tackle

Gibbs SB Jacksonville FL

72

65

1962

Active

WYTL

65605

Towline

Gibbs SB Jacksonville FL

72

65

27-Mar-62

To Mass. Maritime 1995

WYTL

65606

Catenary

Gibbs SB Jacksonville FL

72

65

Apr-62

To USMMA 1995 as Growler

WYTL

65607

Bridle

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

3-Apr-63

Active

WYTL

65608

Pendant

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

Aug-63

Active

WYTL

65609

Shackle

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

7-May-63

Active

WYTL

65610

Hawser

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

17-Jan-63

Active

WYTL

65611

Line

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

21-Feb-63

Active

WYTL

65612

Wire

Barbour Boat Works New Bern NC

72

65

19-Mar-63

Active

WYTL

65613

Bitt

Western Boat Tacoma WA

72

65

27-May-66

Decommissioned 1982, now Clifford A. Barnes

WYTL

65614

Bollard

Western Boat Tacoma WA

72

65

10-Apr-67

Active

WYTL

65615

Cleat

Western Boat Tacoma WA  

72

65

10-May-67

Active

Icebreaking Tugs (WTGB)

WTGB

101

Katmai Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

08-Jan-79

Active

WTGB

102

Bristol Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

05-Apr-79

Active

WTGB

103

Mobile Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

06-May-79

Active

WTGB

104

Biscayne Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

08-Dec-79

Active

WTGB

105

Neah Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

18-Aug-80

Active

WTGB

106

Morro Bay

Tacoma Boat

Tacoma WA

662

140

25-Jan-80

To USCG Academy 2002

WTGB

107

Penobscot Bay

Bay City Marine

San Diego CA

662

140

02-Jan-85

Active

WTGB

108

Thunder Bay

Bay City Marine

San Diego CA

662

140

04-Nov-85

Active

WTGB

109

Sturgeon Bay

Bay City Marine

San Diego CA

662

140

20-Aug-88

Active