THOMPSON, USRC JACOB (1857, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Note: schooner, copper fastened, armed with one 6-pd. deck gun
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Washington, D.C.
Ownership Notes:
One of seven sister ships
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57' 6"
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
50
History

Stationed at Detroit, Michigan

1861, December 23 Towed to Coast, arrived at Boston, Massachusetts

1862, September Newport, Rhode Island

1867 Beaufort, North Carolina

1869 Georgetown, South Carolina

1870, August Baltimore, Maryland; sold for merchant service

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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THOMPSON, USRC JACOB (1857, Revenue Cutter)