Builder: Electric Launch Co., Bayonne, New Jersey
Launched: 14 March 1908
Completed: 4 May 1908
Decommissioned: 1 February 1926
Length: 70 ft.
Navigation Draft: 4' 6"
Beam: 13 ft.
Displacement: 41 tons
Propulsion: two gasoline engines with 60 hp each propelling two screws
Shaft Power: NA
Maximum Speed: 9 knots
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Complement: 1 officer, 6 enlisted
The Guide is probably the first cutter with an internal combustion engine. Stationed in New York, she patrolled the Hudson River. The Revenue Service transferred Guide to the U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation on 5 August 1926.