US Reliance MEC class

Coast Guards


Coast Guards Reliance MEC class

210-foot Medium Endurance cutters (MEC) commissioned in the 1960s

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1983 US Famous MEC class


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US USCG Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard 01
US USCG SNIA HH-65 Dolphin 01


US CGY Curtis Bay - Curtis Bay2

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1966--USUSCGWMEC-619USCGC Confidence
1968--USUSCGWMEC-624USCGC Dauntless
1983--USUSCGWMEC-901Famous MEC class USCGC BearNRKN
1984--USUSCGWMEC-902Famous MEC class USCGC TampaNIKL
1984--USUSCGWMEC-903Famous MEC class USCGC Harriet LaneNHNC
1984--USUSCGWMEC-904Famous MEC class USCGC NorthlandNLGF
1986--USUSCGWMEC-905Famous MEC class USCGC SpencerNWHE
1987--USUSCGWMEC-906Famous MEC class USCGC SenecaNFMK
1987--USUSCGWMEC-907Famous MEC class USCGC EscanabaNNAS
1988--USUSCGWMEC-908Famous MEC class USCGC TahomaNCBE
1988--USUSCGWMEC-909Famous MEC class USCGC CampbellNRDC
1989--USUSCGWMEC-910Famous MEC class USCGC ThetisNYWL
1990--USUSCGWMEC-911Famous MEC class USCGC ForwardNICB
1990--USUSCGWMEC-912Famous MEC class USCGC LegareNRPM
1990--USUSCGWMEC-913Famous MEC class USCGC MohawkNRUF

17 units


1965-may-15Laid downLaid down US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless
1966-may-02Laid downLaid down US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast
1967HomeportHomeport US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless Miami, FL., until 1993
1967-jun-24LaunchedLaunched US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast
1967-oct-21LaunchedLaunched US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless
1968-jan-05Laid downLaid down US WMEC-630 USCGC Alert
1968-jun-10CommissionedCommissioned US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless
1968-oct-07CommissionedCommissioned US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast
1969-aug-04CommissionedCommissioned US WMEC-630 USCGC Alert
1992-mayRefitRefit US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast for 25 year life extension
1993RefitRefit US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless for 18 month Major Maintenance Availability, at CGY Curtis Bay
1994-febHomeportHomeport US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast at Astoria, OR
1995-marHomeportHomeport US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless Galveston, TX
2009RefitRefit US WMEC-624 USCGC Dauntless for Mission Effectiveness Program, at CGY Curtis Bay until Oct 2009
2010-jun-09DeploymentDeployment US WMEC-630 USCGC Alert Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy Attended 100th Anniversary Fleet Review of Canadian Navy
2018-jun-08Port VisitPort Visit US WMEC-623 USCGC Steadfast Portland Fleet Week visited Portland for Fleet Week

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