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USRC James Guthrie (1868)
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Name: USRC James Guthrie
Launched: 1864 as George W. Loane in Baltimore, Maryland
Acquired: 11 September 1868 for $16,500
Commissioned: 11 September 1868
Decommissioned: 1 April 1882
Homeport: Baltimore, Maryland
Fate: Sold 3 April 1882 for $4030.95
General characteristics
Type: harbor vessel
Displacement: 69 tons
Length: 85'
Beam: 17'
Draft: 8', 7"
Propulsion: Steam, 20" diameter x 20" stroke, 1 screw
Complement: 2 officers, 8 enlisted

USRC James Guthrie was a Revenue Cutter used as a harbor vessel at Baltimore, Maryland. Originally the merchant tug George W. Loane it was purchased in 1868 for $16,500 and was named for James Guthrie, twenty first Secretary of the Treasury. Her duties were customs inspections and vessel movement in Baltimore harbor. She was decommissioned and sold in April 1882 for $4031.


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

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