US Coast Guard Cutter Fact Sheets (alphabetical)
Cutter Listing by Class. 1) Vigilant - Launched in March of 1791, Vigilant may have been the first cutter hull to enter the water. She was built at New York for service in New York waters. Her first master was Patrick Dennis. She was sold in November, 1798. 2) Active - Launched on 9 April 1791 at Baltimore, Maryland.