Allied Warships


All Cutter classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


United States Coast Guard

 Haida (4)1921 - 1922
 Algonquin (6)1932 - 1935
 Treasury (7)1936 - 1937
 Owasco (13)1945 - 1946

4 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Cutters



United States Coast Guard30 Jan 1942USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG 34)Treasury 


United States Coast Guard13 Jun 1943USCGC Escanaba (WPG 77)Algonquin 

2 Cutters lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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Shadows on the Horizon

Haskell, Winthrop A.

Books dealing with this subject include:

The Hand-me-down ships, Ken Reed, 1993
Maru Killer, Bouslog, Dave, 2002
Shadows on the Horizon, Haskell, Winthrop A., 1998
World War II Lend-Lease U.S. Coast Guard Cutters to England, Lake Class, Borchers, Duane D., Sr.,

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