Resolute, 1867

Nov. 2, 2020

Resolute, 1867

Firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination.

Builder: J. W. Lynn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Length: 90'

Beam: 19'

Draft: 7' 10"

Displacement: 120 tons

Cost: $18,500

Commissioned: 1867

Decommissioned: 1872

Disposition: Sold

Machinery:  N/A

Performance & Endurance:



Armament: 1 gun


Resolute was one of two 120-ton 90-foot schooners built for the Service by J. W. Lynn of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the other being the Active.  They were among the last strictly sail-powered cutters built for the Service.

Resolute was stationed at Key West, Florida during her service, which began in July of 1867.  She was sold in Philadelphia on 10 February 1872.


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).