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Sentinel, 1919

(formerly-Tulare; AB-14)

Built: Pacific Shipyards, Alameda, CA

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery: Gasoline engine

Speed: 9.7 knots

Length: 64'

Beam: 15' 8"

Draft: 5' 1"

Displacement: 15 tons

Launched: 1917

Acquired: 15 September 1919

Commissioned: Unknown

Disposition: Unknown

Complement: 5

Armament: Unknown

Cutter History:

Sentinel (former SP-180) was taken over from the Navy at San Francisco. CA an d her name changed to Tulare on 16 December 1919. (Note that a second Sentinel was already in service). She remained in San Francisco and became AB-14 on 6 December 1923.


Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

U.S. Coast Guard.  Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933.  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).

Last Modified 1/12/2016