|USRC Benjamin Rush|
|Name:||USRC Benjamin Rush|
|Launched:||13 September 1828|
|Homeport:||Presque Isle, Pennsylvania|
The USRC Benjamin Rush was a United States Revenue Cutter stationed at Presque Isle, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1827 in Erie and was launched on 13 September 1828. The USRC Benjamin Rush has often been confused with the USRC Richard Rush, which was in service at the same time. The ship was named for the signer of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Rush.
- ↑ Bates, Samuel (1884). History of Erie County, Pennsylvania. 2. Warner, Beers and Co.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Benjamin Rush, 1828". United States Coast Guard. http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/BenjaminRush1828.asp. Retrieved 2008-08-06. [dead link]
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