Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
USCGC Smilax (WLIC-315), the oldest active U.S. Coast Guard cutter, travels through Hatteras Inlet. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
The Coast Guard Cutter Smilax (WLIC 315) arrived at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, May 4, 2015, to begin an anticipated 15-week repair availability for overhaul, inspection, and preservation work on the 71-year-old, 100-foot inland construction tender. (USCG photo by Charles Wilson, Yard)