USCG inland construction tender

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An inland construction tender is a type of ship used to build and service shore structures such as piers and buoy trestles. It is also used to maintain buoys and aids to navigation.[1] Less frequently, they may be used for law enforcement, environmental, icebreaking, and search and rescue operations.[2]

The United States Coast Guard currently has three classes of inland construction tenders designated as WLIC.[3]

160-foot class inland construction tender[edit]

100-foot class inland construction tender[edit]

75-foot class inland construction tender[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Inland Construction Buoy Tender". Defense Image Digest Nov 1996. Air War College. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lighthouse Tenders of the United States". Maritime Heritage Program. National Park Service. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Aircraft, Boats, and Cutters: Cutters Inland Construction Tenders, (WLIC)". Information on USCG Resources. United States Coast Guard. Retrieved 12 December 2012.