The Type T USCG 36-foot Motor Lifeboat entered service in 1929 and the last of them was retired in 1987. There were 27of the Type T boats built. The 36-foot boat was used to rescue survivors of the SS Pendleton in 1952, which was the basis of
the 2016 movie,
The Finest Hours. Craig Bennett built the model from the Glencoe 1:48 scale kit.