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Small Naval and Other Governmental Ships, Boats and Barges


This section of the web site provides 100 tables of the small ships, boats and craft operated by the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army and other federal government agencies.  The month of each table's most recent update is shown in the right-hand column.

SMALL NAVAL AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL SHIPS, BOATS AND BARGES

Ship Type

Most Recent Update

U.S. NAVY SMALL COMBATANTS (14)

Patrol Frigates (PF)

Sep-11

Gunboats (PG, PGM) built before and during WWII

Jul-11

Sub Chasers (SC) built during WWI

Jan-12

Sub Chasers and Patrol Vessels (SC, PC, PCE, PCER, PCS) built during WWII

Feb-12

Torpedo Boats (TB) built before WWII

Jul-11

Torpedo Boats (PT) built during WWII

Jul-11

Patrol Boats (PTC, RPC) built during WWII

Jul-11

Eagle Boats (PE) built during WWI

Jul-11

Patrol Yachts (PY, PYc)

Aug-11

Gunboats (PG, PGM, PFMM, PGG, PCG) built since WWII

Jul-11

Patrol Vessels (PC, PCE, PHM) built since WWII

Mar-15

Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) built since WWII

Mar-15

Small Combatants built for export since WWII

Dec-11

Small Craft built since WWII

in work

U.S. NAVY MINE-WARFARE VESSELS (4)

Ocean Minesweepers (AM) built before or during WWII

Dec-11

Coastal Minesweepers (AMc) built during WWII

Dec-11

Yard Minesweepers (YMS) built during WWII

Apr-11

Mine-Warfare Vessels (AM/MSO, AMS/MSC, MSI, AMCU/MHC, MCM, MSB, MSL) built since WWII

Dec-11

U.S. NAVY LANDING SHIPS AND CRAFT (14)

Landing Ships, Tank (LST 1 through LST 400)

Jan-11

Landing Ships, Tank (LST 401 through LST 796)

Jan-11

Landing Ships, Tank (LST 797 through LST 1155)

Jan-11

Landing Ships, Tank (LST 1156 through LST 1198) built since WWII

Jan-12

Landing Ships, Medium (LSM)

Dec-11

Landing Ships, Vehicle (LSV)

Dec-11

Landing Craft, Infantry, Large (LCIL)

Nov-11

Landing Craft, Support, Large (LCSL)

Nov-11

Landing Craft, Tank (LCT(5)) - also called Tank Lighters

Dec-11

Landing Craft, Tank (LCT(6)) - also called Tank Lighters

Dec-11

Landing Craft, Other (LCM, LCC, LCP, LCV, LCVP)

Feb-12

Landing Craft, Other (LCM, LCVP, LCPL) built since WWII

Feb-12

Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) built since WWII

Dec-11

Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) built since WWII

Jul-12

U.S. NAVY SMALL AUXILIARIES (8)

Ocean Tugs (AT, ATA, ATF, ATO, ATR)

May-11

Rescue and Salvage Ships (ARS, ARSD, ASR, ATS)

May-11

Research and Survey Ships (AGOR, AGS)

Oct-11

Ocean Surveillance Ships (AGOS)

May-11

Coastal Transports (APc)

Jun-12

High-Speed Transports (JHSV)

Mar-15

Barracks Ships and Barges (APB, APL)

May-11

Dry-Docks (AFDB, AFDM, AFDL, ARD, ARDM, YFD)

May-11

U.S. NAVY YARD CRAFT (26)

Ferry Boats and Launches (YFB)

Apr-11

Utility Boats (YFU)

Apr-11

Rescue and Salvage Craft (YLC, YHLC, YMLC, YLLC, YRST, YSD, YSP)

Apr-11

Minesweepers (YMS)

Apr-11

Net Layers and Tenders (AN, YN, YNT, YNG)

Jan-12

Patrol and Training Craft (YP)

May-11

Tugs (YT, YTB, YTM, YTL) built before WWII

May-11

Tugs (YT, YTB, YTM, YTL) built during WWII

May-11

Tugs (YT, YTB, YTM, YTL) built since WWII

Feb-12

Other Special-Purpose Craft (YCV, YDG, YDT, YE, YFT, YH, YHB, YTT, YV)

Jan-12

Open Cargo Lighters (YC) built before WWII

Jan-12

Open Cargo Lighters (YC) built during WWII

May-11

Open Cargo Lighters (YC) built since WWII

May-11

Closed Cargo Lighters (YF, YFN, YFR, YFRN, YFRT) built before WWII

Jan-12

Closed Cargo Lighters (YF, YFN, YFR, YFRN, YFRT) built during WWII

May-11

Closed Cargo Lighters (YF, YFN, YFR, YFRN, YFRT) built since WWII

May-11

Specialized Cargo Lighters (YCD, YCF, YCK, YFNB, YFNX, YPK)

May-11

Oil Tankers  and Barges (YO, YON, YOS)

Jan-12

Gasoline Tankers and Barges (YOG, YOGN)

Apr-11

Water Tankers and Barges (YW, YWN)

Jan-12

Utility Barges and Scows (YA, YG, YMD, YSR)

Jan-12

Repair Barges (YR, YRB, YRBM, YRDH, YRDM, YRR)

Jan-12

Derrick Barges (YD) built during WWII

Oct-12

Derrick Barges (YD, BD) built since WWII

Oct-12

Other Working Barges (YFP, YHT, YM, YMN, YPD, YS)

May-11

Miscellaneous (YAG)

Jan-12

U.S. COAST GUARD (13)

Gunboats and Cruising Cutters (WPG, WPF, WDE, WHEC, WMEC)

Oct-11

Patrol Craft (WPC, WSC) built before WWII

Sep-11

Patrol Craft (WPC, WYP) built during WWII

Aug-11

Patrol Craft (WPB, WPC, WSES) built since WWII

Jun-12

Air-Sea-Rescue Boats (WAVR)

Aug-11

Anchorage and Boarding Boats (AB)

Dec-12

Tenders of All Types (WAGB, WAGL, WLB, WLM, WLR, WLI, WLIC, WIX)

Oct-11

Tugs (WAT, WYT, WTGB)

Oct-11

Light Vessels (LV, WAL)

Apr-11

Response Boats, Medium (RB(M))

Sep-11

Small Craft

Jul-10

18th and 19th-Century Revenue Cutters

Oct-11

18th and 19th-Century Lighthouse Tenders

Oct-11

U.S. ARMY (18)

Coastal Freighters (F, FS)

Nov-12

Ocean Tugs (LT, ST) built during WWII

Aug-12

Ocean Tugs (LT, ST) built since WWII

Aug-12

Mine Craft (MP, L, M)

Dec-11

Marine Tractors (MT, MTL)

Apr-08

Rescue Boats (P)

Jul-11

Quick-Supply Boats (QS)

Jul-11

Small Transports (T) built during WWII

Nov-12

Small Transports (T) built since WWII

Nov-12

Harbor Tugs (TP)

Jul-11

Coastal Tankers (Y)

Jan-11

Small Craft

Jul-11

Barges

Oct-12

Derrick Barges (YD, BD) built since WWII

Oct-12

Defense Plant Corporation (DPC) Vessels

Sep-09

Corps of Engineers - Dredges

May-12

Corps of Engineers - Towboats

May-12

Other Ships and Craft (LSV, HSV, TSV, FB) built since WWII

May-11

NOAA AND OTHER AGENCIES (3)

NOAA Vessels (C+GS, WB, NMFS) built before 1970

Mar-10

NOAA Vessels built since 1970

Mar-13

Other Research Vessels (NSF, EPA, USGS, UNOLS, etc.)

Mar-13

OTHER (1)

Harbor Defense Motor Launches (HDML)

Dec-14