Gallatin, 1815

Jan. 18, 2021

Gallatin, 1815

The Gallatin was named for President Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of the Treasury, Albert Gallatin.  

Builder: Baltimore, Maryland

Length: ?

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Commissioned: 1815-1816

Decommissioned: 1824 (?)

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Cutter History:

The second cutter Gallatin was probably built in Baltimore, Maryland and was stationed in Charleston, South Carolina.  There is no record of her beyond 1824.

The Gallatin and the cutter South Carolina (built in Baltimore and entered service in 1815-1816) may have been the same vessel.  


Donald Canney.  U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

Stephen H. Evans.  The United States Coast Guard, 1790-1915: A Definitive History (With a Postscript: 1915-1950).  Annapolis: The United States Naval Institute, 1949.

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).