Smith (William E.), 1887
The Smith was a boarding tug that was on boarding duty below New Orleans, Louisiana. Her purchase price was $3,000. The last record of this vessel was on Jan. 24, 1899 which recorded that the Smith was ordered to look for lost persons from the yacht, Paul Jones.
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).