U.S. Coast Guard Tenders - Since WWII

(WAGB, WLB, WLM, WLI, WLR)

Most recent update: February 14, 2016.


This table lists those tenders and other service vessels built or acquired by the U.S. Coast Guard since WWII.  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 # LDT LOA Delivered Acq'd. Disposition
WIX 327 Eagle Blohm + Voss Hamburg, Germany   1,784 295 1936 1946 Ex-Horst Wessel, active
WLI 65303 Blackberry Dubuque Boat & Boiler Dubuque IA   68 65 25-Aug-46 1946 Active
WLI 65304 Chokeberry Dubuque Boat & Boiler Dubuque IA   68 65 30-Aug-46 1946 To Boston PD 2002
WLI 65305 Loganberry Dubuque Boat & Boiler Dubuque IA   68 65 29-Aug-46 1946 Decommissioned 1976
WLB 328 Magnolia Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 481 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-Colonel John F. Story, sold 1971, sank 2002
WLB 329 Ivy Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 476 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-Colonel George Armistead, decommissioned 1969
WLB 330 Jonquil Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 475 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-Colonel Henry J. Hunt, decommissioned 1969
WLB 331 Heather Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 478 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-1LT William G. Sylvester, decommissioned 1967
WLB 332 Willow Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 474 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-General Henry Knox, decommissioned 1969
WLB 333 Yamacraw Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV 482 1,323 189 1942 1947 Ex-MGEN Arthur Murray, to USN 1959 as ARC 5, decommissioned 1965
WLM 540 White Sumac Erie Concrete Erie PA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 416, to Dom. Rep. 1962
WLM 541 White Alder Niagara SB Buffalo NY   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 417, sank 1968
WLM 542 White Bush Basalt Rock Co. Napa CA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 339, decommissioned 1985
WLM 543 White Holly Basalt Rock Co. Napa CA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 341, sold 1998
WLM 544 White Sage Erie Concrete Erie PA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 444, decommissioned 1998
WLM 545 White Heath Erie Concrete Erie PA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 445, to Tunisia 1998
WLM 546 White Lupine Erie Concrete Erie PA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 446, to Tunisia 1998
WLM 547 White Pine Erie Concrete Erie PA   600 132 1943 1947 Ex-YF 447, to Dom. Rep. 1999
WTR 410 Courier Froemming Bros. Milwaukee WI 21 5,650 339 1945 1952 Ex-Coastal Messenger, scrapped 1977
WLI 65400 Bayberry Reliable Welding Olympia WA   68 65 28-Jun-54 1954 Active
WLI 65401 Elderberry Reliable Welding Olympia WA   68 65 28-Jun-54 1954 Active
WAGB 4 Glacier Ingalls SB Pascagoula MS 580 8,625   27-May-55 1955 Scrapped 2012
WLR 65501 Ouachita Platzer SY Houston TX   143 65 22-Jul-60 1960 Active
WLR 65502 Cimarron Platzer SY Houston TX   143 65 30-Sep-60 1960 Active
WLR 65503 Obion Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   143 65 5-Jan-62 1962 Ex-WYTL, active
WLR 65504 Scioto Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   143 65 27-Mar-62 1962 Ex-WYTL, active
WLR 65505 Osage Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   143 65 15-May-62 1962 Ex-WYTL, active
WLR 65506 Sangamon Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   143 65 16-Jun-62 1962 Ex-WYTL, active
WLIC 75301 Anvil Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   145 75 14-May-62 1962 Active
WLIC 75302 Hammer Gibbs Gas Engine Jacksonville FL   145 75 20-Nov-62 1962 Active
WLIC 75303 Sledge McDermott SY Amelia LA   145 75 5-Dec-62 1962 Active
WLIC 75304 Mallet McDermott SY Amelia LA   145 75 1-Feb-63 1963 Active
WLIC 75305 Vise McDermott SY Amelia LA   145 75 14-Mar-63 1963 Active
WLIC 75306 Clamp Sturgeon Bay SB Sturgeon Bay WI 262 145 75 24-Nov-64 1964 Active
WLIC 75307 Wedge Sturgeon Bay SB Sturgeon Bay WI 263 145 75 10-Dec-64 1964 Struck 1986
WLI 642 Buckthorn Mobile Ship Repair Mobile AL   200 100 17-Jul-64 1964 Active
WTR 885 Tanager American SB Lorain OH 854 1,112 221 1945 1964 Ex-AM 385, sold 1972
WTR 899 Lamar Willamette I & S Portland OR   640 185 1945 1964 Ex-PC 899, sold 1971
WLM 685 Red Wood USCG Yard Baltimore MD   525 157 4-Aug-64 1964 To Argentina 1999 as Ciudad de Rosario, active
WLM 686 Red Beech USCG Yard Baltimore MD   525 157 1964 1964 In reserve 1997
WLM 687 Red Birch USCG Yard Baltimore MD   525 157 7-Jun-65 1965 To Argentina 1998 as Punta Alta, active
WLR 75401 Gasconade St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO   141 75 15-Jan-64 1964 Active
WLR 75402 Muskingum Maxon Const'n. Tell City IN   141 75 25-Mar-65 1965 Active
WLR 75403 Wyaconda Maxon Const'n. Tell City IN   141 75 30-May-65 1965 Active
WLR 75404 Cheyenne Maxon Const'n. Tell City IN   141 75 5-Oct-65 1965 Active
WLR 75405 Chippewa Maxon Const'n. Tell City IN   141 75 3-Oct-66 1966 Active
WLIC 75308 Spike Dorchester SB Dorchester NJ   145 75 15-Feb-66 1966 Struck 1986, reefed off Jacksonville 2009
WLIC 75309 Hatchet Dorchester SB Dorchester NJ   145 75 23-Jun-66 1966 Active
WLIC 75310 Axe Dorchester SB Dorchester NJ   145 75 17-Oct-66 1966 Active
WAGB 283 Burton Island Western Pipe & Steel San Pedro CA   6,515 269 28-Dec-46 1966 Ex-AGB 1/AG 88, scrapped 1982
WAGB 284 Edisto Western Pipe & Steel San Pedro CA   6,515 269 20-Mar-47 1966 Ex-AGB 2/AG 89, scrapped 1977
WLI 80801 Tern USCG Yard Baltimore MD     80 1969 1969 Decommissioned 1977
WLR 75406 Kickapoo Halter Marine New Orleans LA   141 75 20-May-69 1969 Active
WLR 75407 Kanawha Halter Marine New Orleans LA   141 75 22-Sep-69 1969 Active
WLR 75408 Patoka Halter Marine New Orleans LA   141 75 9-Feb-70 1970 Active
WLR 75409 Chena Halter Marine New Orleans LA   141 75 27-May-70 1970 Active
WLM 688 Red Cedar USCG Yard Baltimore MD   525 157 18-Dec-70 1970 To Argentina 1999 as Ciudad de Zarate, active
WLM 689 Red Oak USCG Yard Baltimore MD   525 157 1971 1971 Scuttled 1999
WLIC 800 Pamlico USCG Yard Baltimore MD   416 160 11-Aug-76 1976 Active
WLIC 801 Hudson USCG Yard Baltimore MD   416 160 14-Oct-76 1976 Active
WLIC 802 Kennebec USCG Yard Baltimore MD   416 160 6-Apr-77 1977 Active
WLIC 803 Saginaw USCG Yard Baltimore MD   416 160 22-Sep-77 1977 Active
WAGB 10 Polar Star Lockheed SB Seattle WA 141 14,000 400 19-Jan-76 1976 Inactive
WAGB 11 Polar Sea Lockheed SB Seattle WA 143 14,000 400 23-Feb-78 1978 Inactive
WAGB 20 Michael Healy Avondale SY New Orleans LA 2372 16,000 420 29-Oct-99 1999 Active
WLR 75500 Kankakee Avondale SY New Orleans LA 2360 172 75 12-Jan-90 1990 Active
WLR 75501 Greenbrier Avondale SY New Orleans LA 2368 172 75 12-Apr-90 1990 Active
WLB 201 Juniper Marinette Marine Marinette WI 101 2,000 225 15-Nov-95 1995 Active
WLB 202 Willow Marinette Marine Marinette WI 102 2,000 225 15-Jul-97 1997 Active
WLB 203 Kukui Marinette Marine Marinette WI 103 2,000 225 15-Feb-98 1998 Active
WLB 204 Elm Marinette Marine Marinette WI 104 2,000 225 25-Oct-98 1998 Active
WLB 205 Walnut Marinette Marine Marinette WI 105 2,000 225 22-Feb-98 1998 Active
WLB 206 Spar Marinette Marine Marinette WI 106 2,000 225 9-Mar-00 1998 Active
WLB 207 Maple Marinette Marine Marinette WI 107 2,000 225 21-Jun-00 2000 Active
WLB 208 Aspen Marinette Marine Marinette WI 108 2,000 225 21-Jun-01 2001 Active
WLB 209 Sycamore Marinette Marine Marinette WI 109 2,000 225 1-Mar-02 2002 Active
WLB 210 Cypress Marinette Marine Marinette WI 110 2,000 225 24-Jun-02 2002 Active
WLB 211 Oak Marinette Marine Marinette WI 111 2,000 225 17-Oct-02 2002 Active
WLB 212 Hickory Marinette Marine Marinette WI 112 2,000 225 6-Mar-03 2003 Active
WLB 213 Fir Marinette Marine Marinette WI 113 2,000 225 31-Jul-03 2003 Active
WLB 214 Hollyhock Marinette Marine Marinette WI 114 2,000 225 30-Nov-03 2003 Active
WLB 215 Sequoia Marinette Marine Marinette WI 115 2,000 225 31-Mar-04 2004 Active
WLB 216 Alder Marinette Marine Marinette WI 116 2,000 225 2-Sep-04 2004 Active
WLM 551 Ida Lewis Marinette Marine Marinette WI 201 845 175 15-Dec-95 1995 Active
WLM 552 Katherine Walker Marinette Marine Marinette WI 202 845 175 26-Feb-97 1997 Active
WLM 553 Abbie Burgess Marinette Marine Marinette WI 203 845 175 26-Jun-97 1997 Active
WLM 554 Marcus Hanna Marinette Marine Marinette WI 204 845 175 24-Oct-97 1997 Active
WLM 555 James Rankin Marinette Marine Marinette WI 205 845 175 8-Feb-99 1999 Active
WLM 556 Joshua Appleby Marinette Marine Marinette WI 206 845 175 8-Jun-99 1999 Active
WLM 557 Frank Drew Marinette Marine Marinette WI 207 845 175 6-Oct-99 1999 Active
WLM 558 Anthony Pettit Marinette Marine Marinette WI 208 845 175 3-Feb-00 2000 Active
WLM 559 Barbara Mabrity Marinette Marine Marinette WI 209 845 175 2-Jun-00 2000 Active
WLM 560 William Tate Marinette Marine Marinette WI 210 845 175 30-Oct-00 2000 Active
WLM 561 Henry Claiborne Marinette Marine Marinette WI 211 845 175 1-Mar-01 2001 Active
WLM 562 Maria Bray Marinette Marine Marinette WI 212 845 175 2-Jul-01 2001 Active
WLM 563 Henry Blake Marinette Marine Marinette WI 213 845 175 1-Oct-01 2001 Active
WLM 564 George Cobb Marinette Marine Marinette WI 214 845 175 1-Mar-02 2002 Active
WLBB 30 Mackinaw Marinette Marine Marinette WI 601 3,500   31-Oct-05 2005 Active