Hamlin (Hannibal Hamlin), 1866
Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), served as a Representative, Governor of Maine, Senator from Maine and as President Abraham Lincoln's Vice President from 1861-1865. He served as the Collector of the Port of Boston from 1865-1866. He was born at Paris Hill, Oxford County, Maine.
Built: Boston, MA
Machinery: 22" diameter x 20" stroke
Displacement: 65 tons
Keel Laid: Unknown
Acquired: 12 December 1866
Decommissioned: 31 May 1899
Armament: 1 gun
Formerly Mills, Hamlin was purchased by the Boston customs collector for $15,500. On 11 January 1867 her name was changed to Hannibal Hamlin. She was a harbor vessel in Boston for her service life and sold for $321 on 28 August 1899.
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