Built: Chincoteague, VA
Machinery: Gasoline engine
Top Speed: Unknown
Beam: 10' 6"
Draft: 3' 6"
Acquired : 5 October 1918
Disposition: Sold 6 August 1923
A wooden motorboat purchased on 5 October 1918 and originally named Catherine. The cutter was renamed Venture on 16 December 1918. The cutter was stationed at Chincoteague, VA. The order changing the name to AB-16 was apparently issued after the craft was sold.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.