& Those of the U.S. Lighthouse Service
VESSEL DESIGNATION: LV 12 (I)
YEAR BUILT: 1835?
BUILT AT: ?
CONTRACT PRICE: Purchase/conversion costs unknown
SISTER VESSELS: None
DESIGN: Wood framed & planked - (Built as the supply vessel GUTHRIE and later converted for use as a lightship
LENGTH: 64', BEAM: 20', DRAFT: 86", TONNAGE: "about 150"
ILLUMINATING APPARATUS: Single lantern with 8 lard oil lamps
FOG SIGNAL: Hand operated bell and horn
CONSTRUCTION NOTES - MODIFICATIONS - EQUIPMENT CHANGES & IMPROVEMENTS:
Former supply vessel GUTHRIE; converted for use as lightship
?-1871 Eel Grass Shoal (CT)
HISTORICAL NOTES: LV 12 (1) - GUTHRIE-
Prior to 1871 occupied Eel Grass Shoal (CT)-
1871 withdrawn and replaced by "new" LV 12
(The former supply ship GUTHRIE was converted to lightship use and later designated #12. She was replaced by a second lightship numbered 12 which had originally been numbered 22
(See LV 12 (2) for further information)
RETIRED FROM LIGHTSHIP DUTY: 1871 AGE: 64?
Sold during 1871 - $322.87