A figure of Greek mythology: A giant with 100 eyes who was made guardian of Io and was later slain by Hermes.
The second cutter bearing the name Argus served from 1804 to 1809. Little else is known about her.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.
U.S. Coast Guard. Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).