Appleton (John Appleton), 1858
Builder: Page and Allen, Portsmouth, VA
Displacement: 35 tons
Keel Laid: Unknown
Disposition: Transferred to US Navy on 11 April 1861
A small schooner sent to Key West, FL in February 1858 under Lieutenant William Randolph, Appleton was turned over to the Navy and used as a tender to USS R.R. Cuyler. She ran aground and burned in Tampa Bay in August 1861.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.