A shrub or small tree of the genus Corylus, especially C. americana of North America, bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk.
Builder: ?; San Francisco, California
Draft: 4' 6"
Displacement: 6.7 tons
Machinery: Single condensing steam engine; single propeller
Performance & Endurance:
Deck Gear: None
The Hazel was a 45-foot steam-powered, wooden-hulled launch. She was originally built to be used by the tender Madrono but was used instead for service in the 12th Lighthouse District.
She was laid up in October 1901 at the Lighthouse depot on Goat Island. She was then dismantled and sold in 1902.
Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.