Office of Cutter Forces

Aircraft, Boats, and Cutters: Cutters

270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC) - Famous Cutter Class


CGC Northland & CGC Harriet Lane

270-foot WMECs in service:


  • BEAR (WMEC 901)  Portsmouth, VA
  • CAMPBELL (WMEC 909)  Portsmouth, NH
  • ESCANABA (WMEC 907)  Boston, MA
  • FORWARD (WMEC 911)  Portsmouth, VA
  • HARRIET LANE (WMEC 903)  Portsmouth, VA
  • LEGARE (WMEC 912)  Portsmouth, VA
  • MOHAWK (WMEC 913)  Key West, FL
  • NORTHLAND (WMEC 904)  Portsmouth, VA
  • SENECA (WMEC 906)  Boston, MA
  • SPENCER (WMEC 905)  Boston, MA
  • TAHOMA (WMEC 908)  Portsmouth, NH
  • TAMPA (WMEC 902)  Portsmouth, VA
  • THETIS (WMEC 910)  Key West, FL

Characteristics:

Number in Service: 13
Length: 270 ft
Beam: 38 ft
Displacement: 1,825 tons
Power Plant: 2 diesel engines
Commissioned: 1983-1991
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