Bluebell, 1889


Bluebell: A plant bearing bell-shaped, blue flowers.


Builder:  Frank W. Ofeldt, South Brooklyn, New York

Length: 25' 3"

Beam: 5' 10"

Draft: 

Displacement: 

Cost: $1,500

Commissioned: 1889

Decommissioned: 1910

Disposition: Sold

Machinery:  Naptha; single propeller

Performance & Endurance:

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Deck Gear: 

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Tender History:

Bluebell was a 25-foot launch that was built for the Lighthouse Service in 1889 and was assigned to the Tender CloverBluebell was sold out of service in 1910.


Sources:

Douglas Peterson.  United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.


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