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Cuyahoga, 1863

Built:  Westervelt, NY

Cost:  Unknown

Rig: Brig

Machinery:  2 oscillating cyl, 36" diameter x 32" stroke; 2 boilers, 1 8' diameter screw, 144 hp

Length:  139'

Beam:  26' 6"

Draft:  14'

Displacement:  536 tons

Keel Laid: Unknown

Launched: 1854

Obtained:  Purchased 1863

Disposition:  Sold, 9 August 1867

Complement:  Unknown

Armament:  2 30-pdr. Parrot rifles, 4 20-pdrs., 1 100-pdr., & 4 24-pdrs.

Cutter History:

Originally named Santa Anna, Cuyahoga was refurbished and re-rigged in 1864 for $30,699, becoming a three-masted schooner. In January 1867 she convoyed Harriet Lane from Havana to the United States. She became a Japanese training vessel (Settsu) after her sale


Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

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