BLACK, USRC JEREMIAH (1857, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Note: Schooner, built of Ohio oak and Long Island locust, copper-fastened.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gan
Original Owner:
USRC
Ownership Notes:
Built under supervision of Capt. Wm. C. Pease of the Revenue Service.
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57' 6"
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
50
Tonnage (gross):
60
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Philadelphia, PA.
Date:
  1868
How:
Retired.
History

1857 $6,500; named after member of national cabinet; into service spring 1858; armed with one 6-pound deck gun, stationed Erie, PA.

1861, Nov Transferred to Boston, MA.

1862 Stationed at Eastport, ME.

1866 Edgartown, MA.

1867 Philadelphia, PA.

1868 Laid up & retired.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Newspaper Clippings
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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BLACK, USRC JEREMIAH (1857, Revenue Cutter)