Any of numerous social or solitary insects, chiefly of the superfamilies Vespoidea and Sphecoidea, having a slender body with a constricted abdomen, two pairs of membranous wings, mouths adapted for biting or sucking, and in the females an ovipositor often modified as a sting.
Builder: Fisher & Webster, North Yarmouth, ME
Beam: 18' 3"
Draft: 6' 6" (fore); 7' 1" (aft)
Displacement: 62 tons
Keel Laid: Unknown
Disposition: Sold 7 January 1831
Armament: 2 x 4-pounders
The contract for the vessels of this class called for rock maple keels, white oak planking, and spruce spars with a billet head and a square stern.
This vessel was stationed at Norfolk, VA until her sale.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.