Chaos, 1865

Nov. 23, 2020

Chaos, 1865

Builder: Unknown

Cost: $4,400 (purchase price)

             $800 (alterations)


Rig: schooner

Length: Unknown

Beam: Unknown

Draft: Unknown

Displacement: 57 tons

Built: Unknown

Acquired: Purchased in 12 July 1865

Commissioned: 1865

Disposition: Lost August 1866

Complement: Unknown

Cutter History:

A small private schooner, it was assigned to the 5th Lighthouse District. In May 1866 it was re-assigned to the 6th Lighthouse District. After being declared unseaworthy the vessel was sold for $1,253.85.


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