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Lost Cutters Memorial

These vessels of the U.S. Coast Guard, Revenue Marine, Revenue Cutter Service, and Lighthouse Service were lost in the performance of their duties.  Copied from official List on USCG web site.

1)   Pickering; September 1800; Lost in a gale (had transferred to USN by this time); technically not a lost "cutter."

2)   Governor Williams; September 1802; Lost

3)  Diligence (III); 1806; Lost in a hurricane

4)  Commodore Barry; 3 August 1812; Captured by British

5)  Madison; 24 November 1812; Captured by British

6)  Gallatin; 1 April 1813; Lost as a result of an explosion

7)  Surveyor; 12 June 1813; Captured by British

8)  Eagle; October 1814; Captured by British

9)  Crawford; 27 March 1829; Lost

10)  Sam Patch; December 1830; Lost

11)  Dallas (Vigilant); 21 September 1836; Wrecked on a bar

12)  Vigilant; October 1844; Destroyed by hurricane

13)  Morris; 11 October 1846; Driven ashore in storm

14)  Jefferson (Crawford II); 15 December 1847; Wrecked

15)  Alexander Hamilton9 December 1853; Lost in a gale

16)  Fairy; September 1854; Ran aground

17)  Eliza; March 1857; Ran aground

18)  Frying Pan Shoals Lightship; 1861; Seized/Sunk by Confederacy

19)  Alert; 18 January 1861; Seized by Confederacy

20)  Buchanan; 18 April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

21)  Helen; January 1861; Seized by Confederacy

22)  William R. King (or Knight); March 1861; Seized by Confederacy

23)  Washington; 31 January 1861; Seized by Confederacy

24)  Cass; 31 January 1861; Seized by Confederacy

25)  Dodge; 2 March 1861; Seized by Confederacy

26)  North Wind; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

27)  York Spit Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

28)  Wolf Trap Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

29)  Windmill Point Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

30)  Smith's Point Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

31)  Lower Cedar Point Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

32)  Upper Cedar Point Lightship; April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

33)  Jasper (or Firefly); 1861; Seized by Confederacy

34)  McClelland; 1861; Seized by Confederacy

35)  Bowler's Rock Lightship; 1861; Seized by Confederacy

36)  Harbor Island Lightship; 1861; Seized by Confederacy

37)  Rattlesnake Shoal Lightship; 1861; Seized by Confederacy

38)  Howell Cobb (USRC); 1861; Seized by Confederacy

39)  Duane 18 April 1861; Seized by Confederacy

40)  (Howell) Cobb (USLHT); 29 December 1861; Driven ashore in storm

41)  Horse Shoe Shoals Lightship 1862; Captured by Confederacy

42)  Harriet Lane; 1 January 1863; Captured by Confederacy

43)  Combahee Bank; Lightship 1863; Captured by Confederacy

44)  Cushing; 27 June 1863; Captured/Burned by Confederacy

45)  Martha; 16 July 1864; Captured/Burned by Confederacy

46)  Winslow; 14 October 1864; Wrecked on bar

47)  Vigilant; 7 February 1866; Wrecked

48)  Chaos; August 1866; Ran aground

49)  Flora (Nemaha); 7 February 1868; Burned

50)  Bowen; August 1872; Capsized

51)  Bronx; 4 April 1873; Foundered

52)  Guthrie; 17 November 1873; Grounded in hurricane

53)  Pink; 2 June 1881; Sunk

54)  Narragansett; 21 September 1887; Lost in a hurricane

55)  Ivy; 23 January 1888; Crushed by ice

56)  Gallatin; 6 January 1892; Sunk

57)  LV-37; 24 August 1893; Sunk

58)  Bouquet; 29 August 1893; Wrecked in a storm

59)  LV-58; 11 December 1905; Foundered during tow

60)  Lily; 23 November 1911; Hit snag & sunk

61)  Hartley; 2 April 1914; Sunk

62)  Commodore Perry; 27 July 1910; Lost

63)  Armeria; 20 May 1912; Struck/Sunk

64)  LV-82; Buffalo Station; 13 May 1913; lost during gale; all hands perished (6 crew)

65)  Tahoma; 20 September 1914; Ran aground

66)  McCulloch; 13 June 1917; Collided/Sunk

67)  Mohawk; 1 October 1917; Collided/Sunk

68)  LV-6; 6 February 1918; Sunk by moving ice

69)  LV-71; 6 August 1918; Sunk by U-boat gunfire

70)  Tampa; 26 September 1918; Torpedoed

71)  LV-51; 24 April 1919; Collided/Sunk

72)  Leader; 2 April 1920; Burned

73)  Cossack (AB-3); 9 May 1925; Burned

74)  CG-114; 16 November 1925; Lost at sea

75)  Moccasin; 18 September 1926; Lost in hurricane

76)  CG-247; 18 September 1926; Lost in hurricane

77)  CG-248; 18 September 1926; Lost in hurricane

78)  CG-238; 20 February 1927; Capsized in storm

79)  CG-113; 25 July 1928; Collided/Sunk

80)  CG-188; September 1928; Destroyed by hurricane

81)  Poinsettia; 27 December 1928; Explosion/Fire

82)  CG-111; 7 March 1931; Burned

83)  CG-243; 23 October 1931; Destroyed

84)  CG-256; 12 October 1933; Wrecked

85)  LV-117; 15 May 1934; Collided/Sunk

86)  Alexander Hamilton; 29 January 1942; Torpedoed

87)  Acacia; 12 March 1942; Torpedoed

88)  Muskeget; 9 September 1942; Torpedoed

89)  Natsek; 17 December 1942; Lost (Unknown)

90)  CG-85006; 27 March 1943; Explosion

91)  Escanaba; 13 June 1943; Torpedoed / Mined?

92)  CG-83421; 29 June 1943; Collision

93)  LST-167; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy landing ship]; 24 September 1943; Bombed/Burned

94)  Bodega; 30 September 1943; Ran aground

95)  EM Wilcox; 30 September 1943; Foundered

96)  LST-203: [US Coast Guard-manned Navy landing ship]; September 1943; Stranded on reef

97)  EM Dow; 14 October 1943; Ran aground

98)  USS Leopold; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy destroyer escort]; 9 March 1944; Torpedoed

99)  FS-172 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 19 May 1944; Sunk

100)  USS LST-69; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy landing ship]; 21 May 1944; Burned

101)  LCI(L)-85; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy infantry landing ship] 6 June 1944; Mined

102)  LCI(L)-91; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy infantry landing ship] 6 June 1944; Mined

103)  LCI(L)-92; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy infantry landing ship]; 6 June 1944; Mined

104)  LCI(L)-93; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy infantry landing ship]; 6 June 1944; Mined

105)  CG-83415; 21 June 1944; Lost in a storm

106)  CG-83471; 21 June 1944; Lost in a storm

107)  LV-105; 20 July 1944; Collided/Sunk

108)  Bedloe; 14 September 1944; Foundered in a storm

109)  Jackson; 14 September 1944; Foundered in a storm

110)  LV-73; 14 September 1944; Foundered in a storm

111)  USS Serpens [US Coast Guard-manned Navy cargo vessel]; 29 January 1945; Explosion

112)  FS-255 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 11 May 1945; Torpedoed

113)  Sheepscot; 6 June 1945; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy tanker]; Ran aground

114)  Magnolia; 25 August 1945; Collided/Sunk

115)  USS PC-590; [US Coast Guard-manned Navy patrol craft]; 9 October 1945; Foundered in a typhoon

116) CG-83301; 9 October 1945; Foundered in typhoon

117) FS-406 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 9 October Foundered in typhoon

118) FS-163 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 12 October 1945 Foundered in typhoon

119) FS-41 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 9 November 1945 Foundered in typhoon

120) FS-290 [US Coast Guard-manned Army freighter]; 9 November 1945 Foundered in typhoon

121) LV-78; 24 June 1960 Collided/Sunk

122) White Alder; 7 December 1968 Collided/Sunk

123) Cuyahoga; 20 October 1978 Collided/Sunk

124) Blackthorn; 28 January 1980 Collided/Sunk

125) Mesquite; 4 December 1989 Ran Aground/Stranded