Bronx, 1863

Nov. 9, 2020

Bronx, 1863

Built:  Brooklyn, NY

Cost:  Unknown

Machinery:  Unknown

Length:  119'

Beam:  22'

Draft:  9'

Displacement:  220 tons

Keel Laid: Unknown

Launched: 1863

Obtained:  Purchased 1863

Disposition:  Lost 4 April 1873

Complement:  Unknown

Armament:  Unknown

Cutter History:

Formerly Addison F. Andrews of the Boston and Hingham Steam Boat Company, she was purchased by the Revenue Cutter Service for an authorized $42,000 on 5 December 1863.  She was renamed Bronx on 13 January 1864 and served as a harbor boat at New York.

She was on harbor duty at New York until she foundered off Long Island 4 April 1873.


Cutter History File.  USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.

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).