U.S. Coast Guard

Number Built 110 

44300-44409

All built at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, Maryland

(44328 was sold to Britain, 44353 to Canada, and 44337 and 44338 to Italy)

"That Others Might Live"

This amazing photo was taken by Vernon T. Williams, and is of the U.S. Coast Guard boats, USCG 44393 (left) and USCG 44363 (right) in 1992, at Quillayute River.
 
On the 12th February 1997, USCG 44363 together with three of her four crew members was tragically lost while trying to rescue the crew of a sailing boat at Quillayute River.
The crew where:
Boatswain's Mate Second Class David Bosley, 36.
Machinery Technician Third Class Matthew Schlimme, 24.
Seaman Clinton Miniken, 22.
Seaman Apprentice Benjamin Wingo, 19, survived the accident.
 
"That Others Might Live" is the title of a book , written by Dennis Noble who was at the station researching another book on that fateful evening. Let us never forget what a courageous job our lifeboat men and women do, it is far to easy to take them for granted.
 
Articles on the accident, from the Seattle Times
 
Photos relating to the disaster
 
USCG 44393 and USCG 44363 at Quillayute River
 
 

If you have any photos which you would be willing to let me use on this page, I would very much like to hear from you. I'm also interested in any information which doesn't appear here. (e-mail)

USCG 44300
(Prototype 44ft motor lifeboat)
 
Built: Construction completed Sept 1961 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Departed Curtis Bay (CG Yard) for Chatham MA on 14 April, 1962, follow on testing as far south as Cape Hatteras.
Yaquina Bay, Oregon 19 October 1962-1981
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington 1981-1996
 

The 44300 story

 

U.S. Coast Guard photo
Photo Columbia River Maritime Museum

Photo Fred's Place
At Newport
USCG 44301
(The first 44ft motor lifeboat built after the prototype)
 
Built: 1962 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Chatham, Massachusetts

Chatham Web Site



Photos BM2 Adam Johnson
At Chatham
Click here for more of his photos
USCG 44302
Built: 1962 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape May, New Jersey
Great Egg, New Jersey
Eatons Neck, New York
New London, Connecticut
Indian River Inlet, Delaware

P
hoto MK1 David Goddard
On the Great Egg River, 1990

P
hoto Dan McFadden
At Great Egg 1993
USCG 44303
Built: 1962 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Umpqua River, Oregon
Chetco River, Oregon
Tillamook Bay, Oregon
U.S. Coast Guard photo

Photo Fred's Place
During a 90 degree roll, Umpqua River circa 1967
USCG 44304
Built: 1962 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Photo BMC Gary J Hudson
At Cape Disappointment
USCG 44305
Built: 1963 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Humboldt Bay, California 15 June 1963-?
Coquille River
, Oregon
Coos Bay, Oregon
Chetco River, Oregon
Noyo River, California ?-2000
U.S. Coast Guard photo

Photo FA Ray E. Tims Ret.
At Humboldt Bay 1965
USCG 44306
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Rockaway Inlet, New York
Photo Fred's Place
At Sandy Hook, fall 1973
U.S. Coast Guard photo
USCG 44307
Built: 1963 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Point Judith, Rhode Island 1962-1972
Point Allerton, Massachusetts 1972-?
Photo CPO Richard Barone
At Point Allerton

Photo Joe Minichiello
At Point Allerton
USCG 44308
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Shinnecock, New York 1963-1988?
Channel Islands Harbor, California 1988?-1998
Photo Tom Kuefner
At Shinnecock

At Shinnecock Inlet winter 1980 or 81

Photo Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions
At Port Hueneme 20 October 1990
USCG 44309
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Quillayute River,
Washington
Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Block Island, Rhode Island
Early 1970s
USCG 44310
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape May, New Jersey
Galloo Island, New York
Ashtabula, Ohio


Photo Alan Green
At Galloo Island circa 1969
USCG 44311

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chetco River and , Oregon
Cape Disappointment, Ilwago, Washington

Photo BMCS Joe Vernier
At Chetco River, circa 1970
At Chetco River, 1998
USCG 44312
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Tawas, Michigan
 

Link to detailed photos of USCG 44312

Photos Rick Dulas
At Tawas, 1988
USCG 44313
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Marblehead, Ohio
South Portland, Maine



Photo SN Courtney C. Bright
At Boothbay Harbor, Dec 2000
USCG 44314

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Rockaway, New York

Photo Ken Sutherland
At Rockaway, 1975
Photo Danny Moore
At Rockaway
USCG 44315

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Merrimac River, Massachusetts
Montauk, New York

Photos MK3 Andy Smith of Station Gloucester, MA
At Merrimac River
USCG 44316
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Charlevoix, Michigan
Ashtabula, Ohio
Cleveland Harbor, Ohio
Rochester, New York
Oswego, New York
U.S. Coast Guard photo
At Oswego, May 2000
USCG 44317

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Gloucester, Massachusetts

Photo Chris Spittle
At Gloucester, Oct 1991
Photo Bruce Dolloff
At Gloucester
USCG 44318
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape May, New Jersey
Scituate, Massachusetts
Photos Brian Tague Photography
At Scituate
USCG 44319
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape Hatteras Inlet,
North Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Photo Dean Nimax
USCG 44320
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
Parramore Beach, Virginia 1993-1994


Photos BM2 Wade Morriss
At Oregon Inlet, 1978/9
USCG 44321
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts
Gay Head, Massachusetts
Menemsha, Massachusetts
Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Cape Cod Canal
Photo Richard Najarian
At Gay Head, May 1968
USCG 44322
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Barnegat Light, New Jersey
Photo Jim Scott
At Barnegat Light

Photo Bill Scavuzzo
At Barnegat Light
USCG 44323
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Calumet Harbor, Illinois 1963-1972
Marblehead, Ohio ?-circa 1977
Milwaukee, Wisconsin circa 1977-?
St. Ignace, Michigan

Photo MK1 Albert Wood
At Alpena Michigan circa 1977, note the build up of ice on the handrails.

Photo BMCS Marc Phillips Ret.
At Calumet Harbor, April 1971
USCG 44324
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Bodega Bay, California
Golden Gate, California
At Bodega Bay, 1998

Photo Eric Childers
At Bodega Bay
USCG 44325

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire



U.S. Coast Guard photos
USCG 44326

Built: 1964 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Boothbay Harbor, Maine



Photos Mark Redmond
At Boothbay Harbor, circa 1991


Photo BM2 Steve Wheeler
At CG Base, South Portland
USCG 44327

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Parramore Beach, Virginia 1965-1993


Photo Ray Rioux
At
Parramore Beach August 1983

Photo Robert Bennett
At
Parramore Beach, summer 1979
USCG 44328

Renamed 44-001

Built: 1964 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Sold to the RNLI (Great Britain) in May 1964
Trials 1964-1967
Relief Fleet 1967-1996 (stationed at 22 stations in all)
 

Link to detailed photos of 44-001

360° panorama view of engine room
Quick Time Movie - 1,27 MB

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Photo RNLI
Photo from my collection
At Ramsgate England, 3 April 1978
USCG 44329
Built: 1964 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Photo by BMC Edward J. Giza

At Manasquan Inlet 1983
For more photos from this rescue

Photo George Morris
At Manasquan, circa 1978

Photo BM3 Jim Weiss
At Manasquan Inlet, winter of 1977-78
USCG 44330
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Marblehead, Ohio
Port Huron, Michigan ?-1989
Harbor Beach, Michigan 1989-?

Photo MK3 Matthew Cetin
At Marblehead
USCG 44331
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Yaquina Bay, Oregon
Umpqua River, Oregon
Depoe Bay, Oregon ?-last case November 17 1998
Coos Bay, Oregon

On the Umpqua River Bar, circa 1975
U.S. Coast Guard photo
At Umpqua River
USCG 44332
Built: 1968 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Ocracoke,
North Carolina

Photo Richard Tilka
At Ocracoke Island, Winter 79/80

Photo Jack Carey
At Ocracoke Island
USCG 44333

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Photo MCPO Ken Watts Ret.
At Atlantic City, Feb 1977 during the big freese

Photo
PO1 Robert O'Neill
At Atlantic City, 1987/88
USCG 44334

Built: 1965 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Michigan City, Indiana
Cleveland, Ohio
Marblehead, Ohio

U.S. Coast Guard photo
USCG 44335
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Golden Gate, California
Chetco River, Oregon
Photo Chris Blain
At Golden Gate, 1997
USCG 44336
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Willipa Bay,
Washington 1964/65-1965/66
Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Bodega Bay, California
Photo Maximphoto
At Cape Disappointment
USCG 44337

Renamed CP 303

Built: 1965 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Sold to the Italian Coast Guard in 1965
Ancona 1965-Present Boat
Photo Italian Coast Guard
At Ancona Italy
USCG 44338

Renamed CP 304

Built: 1965 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Sold to the Italian Coast Guard in 1965
Ravenna 1965-2000
Photo Carlo
At Ravenna Italy, 1999
USCG 44339
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Woods Hole
Photo James Jones
At Buzzard Bay Light Tower, 1969
USCG 44340
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Jonesport, Maine 1966-1998
Southwest Harbor, Maine 1998-Nov 2001
Photos BMC Jim Bodenrader
At Southwest Harbor
USCG 44341
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fire Island, New York
Photo MK3 Scott Marshall
At Fire Island, winter 1982
Photo Doug Hollamby
At Fire Island, 1994
USCG 44342

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Jones Beach, New York

At Reynolds Channel, Jones Beach 1994
At Jones Beach
Photos Fred's Place
USCG 44343

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fort Macon,
North Carolina

Photo BMCM Robert E. Hill Ret.
At Fort Macon
USCG 44344
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cleveland Harbor, Ohio ?-1967?
Marblehead, Ohio 1967?-1967
Erie, Pennsylvania 1967-1999
Photo CWO4 Bob Barker Ret.
At Cleveland Harbor, July 1966
Photo Bill Wood
Iced in at Erie, 1978
USCG 44345

Built: 1964 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Ludington, Michigan 1964-?



Photo Todd Reed
At Lake Michigan
USCG 44346

Built:1965 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Monterey, California

Photo Fred's Place
At Monterey
Photo Doug Hollamby
At Monteray, 1997

Photo BMC Russ Burress Ret.
At Monterey, circa 1975
USCG 44347
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fort Point, California
Golden Gate, California
U.S. Coast Guard photos
USCG 44348
Built: 1965 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fort Point, California
Montauk, New York
Shinnecock, New York
Photos Doug Hollamby
At Montauk, 1992
USCG 44349

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Brant Point, Massachusetts
Block Island, Rhode Island ?-1987



Photos Paul Danie
At Block Island
USCG 44350

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Ocean City, Maryland 1966-1998


At Ocean City
U.S. Coast Guard photo
USCG 44351
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Merrimac River, Massachusetts 1967-?
Point Allerton, Massachusetts
Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Point Allerton

Photos EN3/MKCS William Collette Ret.
At Support Center Boston, Ma. early 90's
USCG 44352
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Point Allerton, Massachusetts ?-1972
Point Judith, Rhode Island 1972-?
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Photo crew of Station Sandy Hook
At Sandy Hook

U.S. Coast Guard photo
The 44352
and other Coast Guard vessels helping the F/V Cara Cara on the 13 September 1966

USCG 44353

Renamed CCGC CG 101
(CCGC
Clark's Harbour/CCGC Souris/CCGC Westmount)

Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Sold to the Canadian Coast Guard in September 1966?

Call Sign: ?
Engines: 2 x Cummins Diesels V6-200M
Circa 1974 - 2 x Isuzu
Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia 1966-July 1975
Souris, Prince Edward Island 1976-1985
Sydney, Nova Scotia (College Training Vessel) 1989-1994


Photo George Cousins
At Barrington Passage 1968
Photo Canadian Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Being loaded on to the Canadian Coast Guard ice breaker the Edward Cornwallis on the 14th September 1966 at Curtis Bay, Baltimore.
USCG 44354
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts
Menemsha, Massachusetts
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Photo BMCS Jim Lamson Ret.
At Menemsha during the winter of 1980/1981
USCG 44355
Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Beach Haven, New Jersey

Cape May, New Jersey
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Photo BMC Jack Joffe
USCG 44356
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Calumet Harbor, Illinois 1972-1976
Channel Islands Harbor, California
Yaquina Bay, Oregon
Chetco River, Oregon
U.S. Coast Guard photos
USCG 44357
Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
New London, Connecticut
Castle Hill, Rhode Island
Chatham, Massachusetts ?-6 May 2004
U.S. Coast Guard photos
At New London
USCG 44358

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Townsend Inlet, New Jersey

Group Galveston, Texas


Photo John Olsen
Galveston, circa 1984

Photo Mark Rutledge
Townsend Inlet, circa 1977
USCG 44359
Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Muskegon, Michigan
Grand Haven, Michigan ?-1996

Photo Tom Kish
At Grand Haven
USCG 44360
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Indian River Inlet, Delaware
 
Photo U.S. Coast Guard
USCG 44361
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Coos Bay,
Oregon
Depoe Bay, Oregon
Yaquina Bay, Oregon
Photo U.S. Coast Guard Station Coos Bay
At Coos Bay
Photo Sean Unsinger
At Coos Bay
USCG 44362
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Cape May, New Jersey
Barnegat Light, New Jersey Circa 1992-1999
Photos Mark Bowden
At Cape May, circa 1976
Photo Doug Hollamby
At Cape May, 1993
USCG 44363
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chetco River, Oregon
Quillayute River, Washington
USCG 44363 together with three of her four crew members, were tragically lost while trying to rescue the crew of a sailing boat in February 1997 (see top of page).

Photo Bill Standeven
At Quillayute, 1980 or 81

Photo BMCS Tom Dye Ret.
At Quillayute, 1980
USCG 44364

Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Neah Bay, Washington


Photo MK2 Mike Hazard Ret.
At Neah Bay

P
hoto Bob Rice USCG Ret.
At Neah Bay 1991, taken just as she was being put in the boat house
USCG 44365

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Rockland, Maine


Photo Dave Gamage
At Rockland, 1999
Photo BM1 Arthur Walker
At Rockland
USCG 44366

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Oak Island, North Carolina

Photo William Zilke
At Oak Island

Photo John Ham
At Oak Island
USCG 44367

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chincoteague, Virginia

Photo CWO Maurice Etiemble
At Chincoteague

At Chincoteague
USCG 44368
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Race Point, Massachusetts
Southwest Harbor, Maine 1 Oct 1996-1998
Photo BMC Mike Saindon
At Southwest Harbor, 1988
USCG 44369
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Neah Bay, Washington
1967-1969
Grays Harbor, Washington 1969-1973
Willapa Bay, Washington 1973-1975
Juneau, Alaska 1975
Ketchikan, Alaska 1975-1983
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington 1983-2000
 
U.S. Coast Guard photos
At the NMLBS
USCG 44370
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Ponce De Leon Inlet, Florida
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
Ocracoke, North Carolina
Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina
Photo Wray A. Gillette
At Ponce De Leon Inlet
USCG 44371
 
Built: 1967 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fort Pierce, Florida
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Lake Worth Inlet, Florida
Noyo River, California 1981-2000
Photo CWO Darel McCormick
At Noyo River, 1987


Photos from Russ Burress
At Noyo River 1987 or 88
USCG 44372
Built: 1966 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Original acquisiton cost - $118,715
Grays Harbor, & Willipa Bay, Washington 1966-1989
Grays Harbor, Washington 1989-1995
Cape Disappointment, Grays Harbor, Neah Bay and Quillayute River, Washington 1995-?
Grays Harbor & Neah Bay, Washington 1996-?
Tillamook Bay, Oregon 1997-?
Grays Harbor, Washington 1998
Photo Steve Sabel
At Willapa Bay, Feb 1977
U.S. Coast Guard photo
At Grays Harbor, 1991
USCG 44373
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Depoe Bay, Oregon
Coos Bay, Oregon
Chetco River, Oregon
Coquille River, Oregon
 
 

Link to Station Depoe Bay & the 44373 accident by Mike Williams

Link to detailed photos of USCG 44373

U.S. Coast Guard photo
At Depoe Bay, circa 1977
Photo Ken Clarke
At Coquille River
USCG 44374
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Calumet Harbor, Illinois
Cleveland
, Ohio
Hancock, Michigan
Portage, Michigan

At Portage
USCG 44375

Built: 1967 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Michigan City
, Indiana

Photos BMCS Marc Phillips Ret.
At Michigan City, Spring 1981
USCG 44376
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Charlevoix,
Michigan
Marquette, Michigan 1993-96


Photo Jay Ansley
At Charlevoix, 1964

Photo Felix Payette
At Sault Ste. Marie, 1992
USCG 44377
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Destin, Florida
Galveston, Texas

Photo John Burks
At Galveston, summer of 1972

Photo SN David Frayer
At Destin, summer of 1991
USCG 44378

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Calumet Harbor, Illinois 1974-?
Humboldt Bay, California

USCG 44379
Built: 1968 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Tillamook Bay, Oregon
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
U.S. Coast Guard photo
USCG 44380
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Rochester, New York
Buffalo, New York
Photo Doug Hollamby
At Buffalo, 1991

Photo
BMC Ben Critchley Ret.
At Rochester, 30 Aug 1977
USCG 44381
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Mackinac Island
, Michigan
St. Ignace, Michigan
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Quillayute River, Washington

Photo BMC Tim Stentz
At the NMLBS, 1995
Click here to send this photo as an e-mail card
Photos BMCS Leslie Rex Henley Ret.
Breaking ice at St. Ignace
USCG 44382
Built: 1967 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Holland, Michigan
St. Joseph, Michigan
Grand Haven, Michigan ?-1999
Michigan City, Indiana 1999-6 Nov 2002

Photo Norm
At Holland 1970
Photo BMCS Joe Vernier
At Grand Haven, Sep 1998
Photo CWO Maurice Etiemble
At St. Joseph
USCG 44383
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
St. Ignace, Michigan
Marquette, Michigan
At Marquette, 1992
USCG 44384

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Duluth, Minnesota

Photo Gerry Feld
At Duluth, 1993
Photo PO Jeff Lucas
At Duluth
USCG 44385
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Fort Point, California
Golden Gate, California


U.S. Coast Guard photos
USCG 44386

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Port O'Conner, Texas

Photo Will Stricker
At Port O'Connor, circa 1987
Photos Steve Moyer
The two photos above show 44386 on the beach after she had rolled in 1972 or 73, this happened while she was stationed at Port O'Connor
USCG 44387
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Grays Harbor, Washington
Neah Bay, Washington
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Port Angeles, Washington
U.S. Coast Guard photo
At Cape Flattery
U.S. Coast Guard photo
At the NMLBS
USCG 44388
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Frankfort, Michigan
Manistee, Michigan
Photo Bill Phillips
At Frankfort, Nov 1998
U.S. Coast Guard photo
USCG 44389

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
St. Joseph,
Michigan

Photo CWO Maurice Etiemble
Breaking through the ice on the St. Joseph River

U.S. Coast Guard photo
At St. Joseph, circa 1990
USCG 44390
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Galloo Island, New York
Oswego, New York
Photo BM3 Ed Powers
Together with CGC Point Steele at Oswego
USCG 44391
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Niagara, New York
Tawas, Michigan


Photo CWO G. Brian Whitaker
At
Niagara 1986/7

USCG 44392
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Juneau, Alaska ?-1975
USCG 44392 was lost at Juneau during a violent storm in 1975

At Auke Bay, Alaska 13 July 1972


U.S. Coast Guard photo
On the rocks near Pt. Couverden 1975
USCG 44393

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Quillayute River, Washington

U.S. Coast Guard photos
USCG 44394
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Siuslaw River, Oregon
Neah Bay, Washington

At Siuslaw River
USCG 44395

Built: 1967 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Port Isabel, Texas

At Port Isabel
USCG 44396
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Humboldt Bay, California
Morro Bay, California
USCG 44397
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Point Judith,
Rhode Island
Menemsha, Massachusetts
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Chatham, Massachusetts
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Race Point, Massachusetts
Ponce Inlet, Florida


Photo BM1 John Westlund
At Chatham
Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Provincetown
USCG 44398

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Brant Point,
Massachusetts

Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Brant Point

At Brant Point
USCG 44399
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chetco River, Oregon
Coos Bay, Oregon
Quillayute River, Washington
Tillamook Bay, Oregon
Photos Sean Unsinger
At Coos Bay
USCG 44400
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Heading towards the Yaquina Bay Bridge on her last Search and Rescue mission

Photos BM1 Erik J. Watson
At Yaquina Bay
USCG 44401
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Siuslaw River, Oregon
Bodega Bay, California
Umpqua River, Oregon
Photo Sean Unsinger

Photo Eric Childers
At Bodega Bay 14 Sept 1999

USCG 44402
Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chatham, Massachusetts
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Point Judith, Rhode Island
Photo Brian Tague Photography
At Chatham
Photo Fred's Place
At Chatham Fish Pier
USCG 44403

Built: ? at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Chatham, Massachusetts

Photos BM2 Jason Holm
At Chatham, 10 May 2000
USCG 44404
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Original acquisiton cost $158,000
Cape Charles, Virginia 1972?
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Atlantic City, New Jersey 1994-2001
Photos LT Richard W. Condit
At Atlantic City, 1998
USCG 44405
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Moriches, New York
Shinacock, New York
Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Photo Rich Wiley
At Moriches
USCG 44406
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Grays Harbor, Washington
Depoe Bay, Oregon
Tillamook Bay, Oregon
Photo Eric Kozowski
At Depoe Bay, Dec 1999
USCG 44407
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Depoe Bay, Oregon
Yaquina Bay, Oregon
At Depoe Bay, 1994
USCG 44408
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Coos Bay, Oregon
Shinnicock, New York
The National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington ?-1999
Quillayute River, Washington
Photos Sean Unsinger
At Coos Bay
USCG 44409
Built: 1972 at USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA
Tillamook Bay, Oregon
The National Motor Lifeboat School,
Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, Washington
Photo BMCS Tom Dye Ret.
At
Tillamook Bay
USCG 44???

?

U.S. Coast Guard photo

Detailed Photos

Technical Details
 
Length: 44 feet
Maximum Range: 215 miles
Maximum Speed: 14+ knots
Special Characteristics: Self-righting (if overturned, the vessel will return to an upright position in 30 seconds or less).
Range of Stability: in excess of 175 degrees
Primary Missions: Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement
Typical Crew: 4 Enlisted Personnel (1 Coxswain, 1 Engineer, 2 Crew)

 

Designed to operate in the following conditions:

 

Up to 50 miles offshore
Surf conditions up to 20 feet
Towing vessels up to 125 gross tons
Seas up to 30 feet
Winds up to 50 knots.
 

The 44' motor lifeboat is the Coast Guard's standard heavy weather & surf rescue response platform. They are built to withstand the most severe conditions at sea and are capable of effecting a rescue at sea even under the most difficult circumstances. They are self-bailing, self-righting, almost unsinkable, and have a long cruising radius for their size.

 

Link to the U.S. Coast Guard web site

 

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