Recovery or preservation from loss or danger.
Builder: Bierly, Hillman and Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Displacement: 120 tons
Performance & Endurance:
Armament: 1 gun
The Rescue was one of two 120-ton 92-foot schooners built for the Service by Bierly, Hillman and Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the other being the Relief. They were among the last strictly sail-powered cutters built for the Service.
Rescue was stationed at Fernandia, Florida. She was sold on 23 June 1874.
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).