Hartley, 1875

Jan. 26, 2021

Hartley (John F.), 1875

Builder:  Risdon Iron Works, San Francisco, California

Length: 64' 6"

Beam: 11'

Draft: 6'

Displacement: 65 tons

Cost: $

Commissioned: 9 August 1875

Decommissioned: 2 April 1914

Disposition: Sank at dock, raised, then sold

Machinery: Steam engine

Performance & Endurance:

Complement: 10

Armament: None

Cutter History: 

The Hartley was a harbor vessel used in San Francisco.  She was raised for repairs after sinking alongside her wharf, but the repairs were never made.  The Hartley was sold August 1, 1919.


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).