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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



Performance & Endurance:




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.


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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