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Sector Key West - USCGC Knight Island

Sector Key WestGuardians of the Keys

Mission

To protect the public, the environment, and U.S. interests in support of homeland security. 

Vision

Achieve operational excellence through people and leadership.

USCGC KNIGHT ISLAND (WPB 1348) is the 48th "Island" Class Cutter to join the fleet and is named after an island in Prince William Sound, AK. The cutter was built by Bollinger Machine Shop and Shipyard in Lockport, LA. The cutter's design is based on the internationally known Vosper Thornycroft Patrol Boats of Great Britain. Although built primarily as a law enforcement platform,  KNIGHT ISLAND is considered a multi-mission resource.

Characteristics:
Length: 110 feet
Beam: 21 feet
Displacement: 168 tons
Power Plant: 2 Caterpillar diesel engines

Knight Island


USCG SECTOR KEY WEST
100 TRUMBO ROAD
KEY WEST, FL  33040-6655
(305) 292-8779

Last Modified 3/24/2013