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Teazer, 1830


The stoker or fireman of a furnace.


Builder: Portland, Maine

Length: 37' 3-1/2"

Beam: 11' 3"

Draft: 5' 1"

Displacement: 18-1/2 tons

Rig: Schooner

Cost: $741.00

Commissioned: 1830

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History:

The Teazer was a Revenue boat purchased by the Collector of Customs, John Chandler, at Portland, Maine from a Captain Sturdivant for the authorized sum of $741 "for the use of the Revenue Service."  Little else is known about this Revenue boat.


Sources:

Cutter History File.  USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.

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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