Guthrie (James), 1882
James Guthrie (1792-1869) was appointed to be the 21st Secretary of the Treasury by President Franklin Pierce. He began his term in office on 7 March 1853, and served until 6 March 1857.
Builder: H. A. Ramsey Company, Baltimore, Maryland
Draft: 8' 7"
Displacement: 126 tons
Commissioned: 1 June 1882
Decommissioned: September, 1894
Machinery: Vertical-cylinder steam engine
Performance & Endurance:
This vessel replaced the 1868 Guthrie. It was a port tug at Baltimore, Maryland until it was turned over to contractors to be rebuilt with a steel hull and new machinery in 1893.
She was decommissioned in September, 1894
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).