BOUTWELL, USRC GEORGE S. (1873, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Note: 2 - 20# guns. Similar to HAMILTON & GALLATIN.
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Union Iron Work
Master Carpenter:
David Bell
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Washington, D.C.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Inclined Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
21" & 31" x 24" engine.
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
250
History

Cost $70,000.

1873 May 28 Launched Buffalo.

1873 Oct 29 Commissioned 7 officers & 31 enlisted men. Stationed Savannah, GA. Cruised monthly to Jacksonville, FL.

1881 Driven ashore in hurricane.

1898 Stationed New Bern, NC.

1907 Jul 26 Decommissioned Baltimore, MD.

1907 Oct 23 Sold.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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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BOUTWELL, USRC GEORGE S. (1873, Revenue Cutter)