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Swiftsure / Crawford, 1825

Builder: New York

Length: ?

Beam: ?

Draft: 9' (aft)

Displacement: 110 tons

Rig: Schooner

Cost: ?

Launched: ?

Commissioned: 1825

Decommissioned: 1839

Disposition: Sold

Complement: 19

Armament: Four 4-pounders


The Swiftsure was built in 1825 in New York and apparently served out of Eastport, Maine.  Her name was changed to Crawford on 21 December 1835.  She was sold for $2,400 by the Collector at Eastport on 1 April 1839.


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).


Last Modified 11/17/2014