Arum, 1893

April 21, 2020

Arum, 1893

Builder: Unknown

Contracted: 1893

Cost: $1,135.50

Machinery: internal combustion, single screw

Length: 25'

Beam: 6'

Draft: 3'

Displacement: Unknown

Launched: 1893

Acquired: Unknown

Commissioned: Unknown

Disposition: Sold 1908

Complement: Unknown


A small launch it was originally assigned to USLHT Pharos as a support craft. After Pharos was sold in 1908, it was used as an inspection, repair, and construction craft in Charleston, SC.


Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis and Trappe, MD: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.