Built: Dachel Carter Company, Benton Harbor, MI
Machinery: Gasoline engine
Top Speed: 14 knots
Displacement: 12 tons
Acquired : 18 April 1917
Search was stationed at Chicago, IL and renamed AB-12 on 6 November 1923. Later transferred to Sault Ste. Marie, MI in 1933, the cutter was renamed CGC-12 in 1939 or 1940.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: 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).