A private sloop named Kitty that was acquired for use as a cutter in February, 1802. She was renamed Collector and was based out of Philadelphia and was commanded by Silas Foster.
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).