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Diligence, 1803

Diligence: persistent application to one's work: assiduous effort.

Builder: ?

Length: ?

Beam: ?

Draft: ?

Displacement: ?

Rig: Probably a schooner

Cost: $5,085.88

Launched: ?

Commissioned:  1803

Decommissioned: N/A

Disposition: Lost at sea, 1806

Complement: ?

Armament: ?

Cutter History:

Very little is known about the third cutter named Diligence beyond the fact that she cost $5,058.88 to construct and entered service in 1803.  She was lost in a hurricane in 1806. 


Donald Canney.  U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

Stephen H. Evans.  The United States Coast Guard, 1790-1915: A Definitive History (With a Postscript: 1915-1950).  Annapolis: The United States Naval Institute, 1949.

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 1/12/2016