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U.S. Coast Guard cutters & craft of World War II

by Robert L. Scheina

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Coast Guard -- Lists of vessels.,
  • United States. Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesU.S. Coast Guard cutters and craft of World War II.
    Statementby Robert L. Scheina ; foreword by John B. Hayes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA61 .S33 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 331 p. :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3492538M
    ISBN 100870217178
    LC Control Number82012398

    United States Coast Guard Cutter is the term used by the U.S. Coast Guard for its commissioned vessels. They are 65 feet ( m) or greater in length and have a permanently assigned crew with accommodations aboard. They carry the ship prefix USCGC History of the USCG cutters. The Revenue. USCGC Raritan (WYT/WYTM) was a United States Coast Guard ft (34 m) harbor tug that was in service from to She served on the Greenland Patrol during World War II and after the war on the Great until decommissioning she was homeported at Governors IslandCommissioned: 11 April

    U. S. COAST GUARD CUTTERS AND CRAFT OF WORLD WAR II, Robert L. Scheina (SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Robert L. Scheina on title page)- Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland- First Edition- This is NOT a reprint edition and it is NOT an ex-library copy- Binding is black hardcover with titles in silver on spine; binding and text are overall, neat, clean and solid VERY GOOD+ with NO. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

    The US Coast Guard's predecessor, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service designated cutters and craft based on classes. From approximately through to the formation of the US Coast Guard in , the largest cutters were considered "First" class, coastal cutters and large tugs "Second" class, and small tugs and cutters "Third" class. The cutter sank killing all persons on board, including four U.S. Navy men, sixteen Royal Navy personnel and Coast Guard officers and men. It proved America’s greatest World War I naval loss of life due to combat.


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combat history World War II and Coast Guard history buffs alike will be pleased with Thomas /5(5). An in-depth survey of the Coast Guard's craft of the post-World War II era. The book gives brief histories of the cutters and craft in service from up to the present day and includes information on home ports, major rescues, special patrols, and service during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

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Other Resources: US Coast Guard Home Page. Historian's Office; US Coast Guard at War. Coast Guard History; The Pricker"-- Stories and commentary Foot Cutters (Owasco class) Treasury class (foot) Cutters. The U. Coast Guard in World War II As with all wars, World War II had a transformative effect on America's military services.

In the years immediately preceding U.S. entry into the conflict and over the subsequent four years, eight months of fighting, the Coast Guard's responsibilities grew exponentially.

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. USCG Seagoing Buoy Tenders. Robert L. Scheina. At the height of the war, Coast Guard cutters were in operation, along with more than 4, small craft.

Book Title. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft of World War II. Book handled/used but generally in good condition with expected wear/discolouring for age.5/5(3). The Coast Guard expanded from a pre-war strength of 10,00 personnel to overactive temporary reserves during World War II.

The W preceding a Coast Guard Cutters identification number dates back into the 's. Genre/Form: History Lists of vessels: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scheina, Robert L. U.S. Coast Guard cutters & craft of World War II.

Edition Notes "Companion volume to Dr. Scheina's U.S. Coast Guard cutters and craft of World War II "--Jacket. Some ill. on lining : Cutters, Craft, & U.S. Coast Guard Manned Army & Navy Vessels The following is an alphabetical list of named vessels of the Revenue Marine, Revenue Cutter Service, Coast Guard and Lighthouse Service.

The Historian's Office maintains a file on most of these vessels. Originally designated WPC, for patrol craft, they were re-designated WSC, for sub chaser, in Februaryduring World War II. The "W" appended to the SC (Sub Chaser) designation identified vessels as belonging to the U.S.

Coast Guard. Those remaining in service in May were re-designated as medium endurance cutters, WMEC. In addition to these series, logs of US Coast Guard (and Revenue Cutter Service) vessels may sometimes be found in the holdings of the US Navy, especially in times of war, or when the President exerted the office's authority to place the USCG or USRCS vessels under the direction of the US Navy, (e.g.

World War I, and World War II). The Treasury-class cutter was a group of seven high endurance cutters launched by the United States Coast Guard between and The class were called the "Treasury class" because they were each named for former Secretaries of the ships were also collectively known as the "'s" as they were all feet ( m) in length.

The Treasury-class cutters proved highly Aircraft carried: 1 x Grumman JF-2 Duck or Curtiss SOC Here is our review of CreateSpace's US Coast Guard Foot Patroll Cutters in World War II title FOLLOW US: US Coast Guard Foot Patrol Cutters in World War II Book Review By Michael Benolkin.

Date of Review: November Title: US Coast Guard Foot Patroll Cutters in World War II U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard. Unnamed Vessels: Mine, Patrol, Landing Craft & Auxiliaries (to be developed) U.S. Coast Guard Losses Nearly Navy and Army vessels were manned by Coast Guard crews, vessel losses are USCG Cutters only.

Coast Guard Cutters: Disclaimer: This information is intended to be a general compilation of war time losses. It is NOT the definitive source. USCGC Klamath (WHEC) was an Owasco class high endurance cutter built for World War II service with the United States Coast Guard. The war ended before the ship was completed and consequently Klamath did not see wartime service until the Vietnam War.

Klamath was built by Western Pipe & Steel at the company's San Pedro : 17 knots. The United States Coast Guard wooden-hulled foot patrol boats (also called cutters) were all built by Wheeler Shipyard in Brooklyn, New York during World War cement: 76 tons fully loaded.The United States entered the First World War in The Revenue Cutter Service, now called the United States Coast Guard sincebegan operating with the U.S.

Navy against the Axis Powers. Six cutters termed Squadron 2 of Division 6 of the Atlantic Fleet .U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office Preserving Our History For Future Generations Page 2 of The following is a publication issued by the Coast Guard's Public Affairs Division in May of that lists those Coast Guardsmen who were awarded decorations of the Air Medal or higher during World War II, along with their citations.