To make a thorough examination of; look over carefully in order to find something; explore.
ARMAMENT: 2 x 6-pounders; 2 x 4-pounders
Built by John Wade of Boston to replace a cutter of the same name then serving at Boston. She was a schooner that remained in service at Boston until 1830. She was then ordered to New York. There is no further record of this cutter.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.
U.S. Coast Guard. Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint)