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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


History:

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.


Sources:

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).


 

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