An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Coast Guard Assets

Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.

Asset Search

Asset | April 26, 2019

Aids to navigation boats

These boats assist in maintaining the nearly 50,000 navigation aids on the marine transportation system.

The 18-foot aids to navigation-medium cutter boat is used by the Keeper Class Coastal Buoy Tenders to transport equipment to a construction site and also used at small boat stations for emergency response to floods or areas where a shallow water response is necessary.

The 20-foot aids to navigation boat-small and 16-foot aids to navigation boat-skiff primarily aid to navigation servicing, construction, repair and discrepancy response.

The 26-foot trailerable aids to navigation boat serves as the workhorse for aids to navigation teams.

The 49-foot stern loading buoy boat supports the short-range aids to navigation missions.

The 55-foot aluminum hull can operate in moderately rough weather in coastal and inland waters.

The 64-foot self-propelled barge primarily operates on the protected rivers and protected waters