May have been first named TYLER.
Fifth iron vessel constructed on Great Lakes.
1845 Apr 10 Beached to prevent sinking on her trials.
1846 Sent down Mississippi River, refitted with sidewheels, side-lever engine.
1846 Dec 9 Left Cincinnati for New Orleans, armed with 5 guns.
1847 July Transferred to US Coast Survey. Ran between New York & North Carolina ports.
1861 Rebuilt Boston Navy Yard with wooden hull, 366 tons.
1861 May 31 Back to Revenue Service.
1861 Nov 23 Back to Coast Survey duty.
1865 Struck a mine, minor damage.
1879. Retired from Coast Survey work, decommissioned.
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
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