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Construction of two revenue cutters.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Construction of two revenue cutters.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Revenue-Cutter Service,
  • Navy-yards and naval stations,
  • Shipbuilding

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConstruction of two revenue cutters in navy-yards
    SeriesH.rp.1862
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16110392M

      As most of you know the U.S. Coast Guard is an amalgamation of five agencies--the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Steamboat Inspection Service, and the Bureau of Navigation. Established as the Revenue-Marine Service in the Department of the Treasury under Secretary Alexander Hamilton on August 4, , the Revenue Cutter . The Academy was originally founded in when nine students boarded the Revenue Cutter Dobbin. A series of cutters followed the Dobbin and, in , a permanent shore facility was established at its present site on land donated by the New London community.

    THE FOUNDING AND HISTORY OF THE REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE At just 32 years old, Alexander Hamilton was faced with a difficult situation. The American Founding Father was responsible for the United States’ entire treasury during difficult financial times—a result of America’s long fight for liberty. Keenly aware of the need to protect the young nation’s customs revenue. This series consists of a single logbook for the U.S. Revenue Cutter Massachusetts of which there were actually two, a ton schooner and a smaller sloop, which were of the original ten that comprised America's "system of cutters" that enforced customs regulations along the coast.

    Rear Admiral Frederick Chamberlayne Billard was born in Washington, D.C. on 22 September He was appointed a cadet from Maryland on 11 January and received his early training on the practice ship, USRC was appointed a Third Lieutenant in the Revenue Cutter Service on 27 April and a Captain on 12 September   Congress authorized the President to sell cutters unfit for service and the Secretary of Treasury to apply an unexpended balance of proceeds in the purchase and construction of revenue cutters.


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Construction of two revenue cutters by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

The United States Revenue Cutter Service was established by an act of Congress (1 Stat. ) on 4 August as the Revenue-Marine upon the recommendation of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton to serve as an armed customs enforcement service.

As time passed, the service gradually gained missions either voluntarily or by legislation, including those of a Part of: Department of the Treasury. The US Revenue Cutter Service (USRCS), the nation's oldest continuous armed maritime service, merged with the US Life-Saving Service (USLSS) in to form today's US Coast Guard (USCG).

The logs of the bulk of our holdings. The United States Revenue Cutter Service was established by an act of Congress (1 Stat. ) on 4 August as the Revenue-Marine upon the recommendation of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton to serve as an armed customs enforcement service.

As time passed, the service gradually gained missions either voluntarily or by legislation, including those of a. The first, Coast Guard Cutter Argus (WMSM), will be named after one of the first 10 ships built for the Revenue Cutter Service.

It began its first patrol Oct. 16,and remained in service for 13 years, far longer than any of the other 10 cutters. For information about the remaining 10 cutters, visit here. Just before the start of the American Civil War the Revenue Cutter Service had just 24 cutters to guard both coasts of the United States.

Of these, 23 were wooden sailing ships ranging in length of from 25 feet ( m) to feet (30 m). All but one were either fore-and-aft rigged sloops or topsail schooners.

The remaining cutter was a brig. The service also owned one modern (for. The revenue cutter Diligence, one of the first 10 cutters built for the service, was sent to Wilmington, N.C., to enforce revenue laws and to deter illegal acts.

Okay, here is what I have come up with. First, I was wrong on the plans for the ship - The Revenue cutter Dallas was built by A & N Brown of New York and was completed in She was one of the several cutters built to replace vessels the service had lost during the War of and was one of two vessels of the "Surprise" class, the other being the Revenue cutter.

The revenue cutters adopted more missions while cutter masters performed others out of a sense of duty. The cutters defended American shipping against piracy, and in they helped Southern port cities prepare for a threatened slave rebellion.

Cutters enforced quarantine restrictions established by federal, state, and local governments. Thanks for the comments. I have developed a deck plan for an 80 ton revenue cutter at scale.

I used "Figure A United States Revenue Cutter, 80 Tons, " on page of Howard Chapelle's The History of American Sailing Ships as the basis for this plan. The cutters Surprise and Dallas may have been constructed with these plans. The scale at the.

The most famous cutter in the history of Alaska, the Bear, was transferred to the Revenue Cutter Service in After that, Bear patrolled the Bering Sea for 34 cruises and more than four decades. The cutter’s first captain, “Hell Roarin’” Mike Healy, was the first African-American commanding officer in any federal maritime service.

Cutter construction of the hull was mostly clinker built with planking attached to light frames, and armed with 4 pound guns.

The cutter's strength and speed is owed to this type of construction. On average, the cutters were 70 feet on deck, 24 feet beam, 11 feet depth of hold and about tons burden. On 4 AugustCongress passed Hamilton's Revenue Cutter Bill, which provided for construction of the ten armed cutters, ACTIVE being one of them.

The first ACTIVE was a 59 foot, 58 ton Topsail Schooner with a crew of 9 who operated from until and was stationed in Baltimore, MD. We trace our history to 4 Augustwhen the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling.

Known variously through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the Revenue Marine and the Revenue Cutter Service, we expanded in size and responsibilities as the nation grew.

Sometimes the least assuming and impressive ships are thrust to the fore and exhibit great heroics. Such is the case of the little foot U.S. Revenue Cutter Hudson during one of the first battles of the Spanish-American War. The tug Hudson had a number of firsts to her credit when she initially touched water.

She was among the first cutters to be completely designed by the. Peter Goodwin has been interested in wooden shipbuilding since his days as an engineering apprentice. He has written two other 'Anatomy of the Ship' volumes, The Gun Ship Blandford and The Bomb Vessel Granado.

His other Conway books include Nelson's Ships, and The Construction and Fitting of the Sailing Man of War Apr 6, - These models represent the early Coast Guard and concentrate on the 'total' ship.

Color, craftsmanship, and attention to detail make these highly sought cutters are shown: DALLAS, LOUISIANNA, and JOE LANE. All detailed and handcrafted with the finest materials. Whether on this board, or custom pieces, all can be thoroughly researched and 11 pins.

May 7, - Explore jeffreygreene68's board "Revenue Cutters" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Us coast guard, Coast guard, Uscg.8 pins. The cutters lacked the uniformity in design and construction of later federal vessels, varying between 38 and 70 tons displacement.

The service even. United States Revenue Cutter Jefferson Davis: A modeler's manual for plank-on-frame construction of an Baltimore Clipper [Montgomery, Arthur C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

United States Revenue Cutter Jefferson Davis: A modeler's manual for plank-on-frame construction of an Baltimore ClipperReviews: 1. I was at a book sale last week and, lover of obscure historical topics that I am, picked up a book on the Civil War in Maine.

Yes, there was a naval battle in Maine in the battle of Portland Harbor, when Confederate raiders seized the revenue cutter Caleb Cushing and, after pursuit by Federal forces, set it afire.

Seeing this incident mentioned in the table of contents reminded. The United States Revenue Cutters in the Civil War presents a ship-by-ship study of this neglected aspect of the war, from the decisions of individual cutter commanders as to which side they would take in the struggle to their ships’ key role in enforcing the Northern blockade of the South’s coasts.

The author, an expert on the early Reviews: 1.The 63d. section of the Act herewith transmitted declares that the Officers of the Revenue Cutters are to be deemed Officers of the Customs & enumerates certain powers with which they are to be invested.2 The 30th.

section specifying two of the same powers that of demanding Manifests & that of Searching Vessels, enters into some details.Construction and design. Kewanee, one of six Pawtuxet-class screw schooners ordered in for the United States Revenue Marine, was built in Baltimore, Maryland by J.

A. Robb & Company. She was launched from the builder's yard at Fell's Point on 23 August A banquet in honor of the event was held the same evening at Guy's Monument House, attended "by .