Allied Warships

The United States Coast Guard


The Argo class patrol vessel USCGC Ariadne.

Individual cutters and units of the United States Coast Guard were assigned to the Navy beginning in the spring of 1941. On 1 November 1941 the remainder of the Coast Guard was ordered to operate as part of the Navy.

During the Second World War some United States Navy ships were manned by a United States Coast Guard crew.

All United States Coast Guard ships returned to the Treasury Department on 1 January 1946.

Ships of the United States Coast Guard

   Patrol vessels (50)
   Cutters (40)
   Icebreakers (6)

Summary
96 warships of 3 types.

War losses
According to our files the United States Coast Guard lost 5 warships during WWII (5.21%). See them all here.