Asset | April 24, 2019

154-foot Sentinel class

 

Characteristics
Length: 154 feet
Beam: 25 feet
Sustained Speed: 28-plus knots
Endurance: five days
ARmament One stabilized 25 mm machine gun mount and four non-stabilized crew-served .50-caliber machine guns
Summary
The 154-foot Sentinel class cutters are able to deploy independently to conduct the service's missions such as port, waterway and coastal security; fishery patrols; drug and illegal immigrant law enforcement; search and rescue; and national defense operations.
Description

The 154-foot Sentinel class is a key component of the Coast Guard's recapitalized fleet and is critically needed to replace the aging 110-foot Island-class patrol boat fleet.