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Bee, 1799

ex-Bon Père


TYPE/RIG/CLASS: Sloop

COMMISSIONED: 1799?

DECOMMISSIONED: Sold 1801

DISPLACEMENT:

PROPULSION: Sail

LENGTH:

BEAM:

DRAFT:

COMPLEMENT: 55


REMARKS:

 The former French privateer Bon Père that was captured by the Eagle on 5 April 1799.  The captured vessel was purchased for use as a revenue cutter for $2,050, was outfitted for service, and was renamed Bee

She was sold in 1801.


SOURCES:

Cutter History File, Coast Guard Historian's Office.

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).


Last Modified 11/17/2014