George Steers, 1854
Commissioned: Purchased June 1854
Decommissioned: laid up in Brooklyn in February 1861 and sold 1861
Navigation Draft: 8'
Displacement: 61 tons
Design & Service:
The George Steers cost $4,000 and was originally a pilot boat, later converted to a lighthouse tender.
It served in the 2nd Lighthouse District for its entire career except for a short deployment in the 7th in 1857.
Cutter History File. USCG Historian's Office, USCG HQ, Washington, D.C.
Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.