Built: Boothbay Harbor, ME
Machinery: Gasoline engine
Draft: 6' 3"
Displacement: 29 tons
Acquired: June 1919
Disposition: Burned 2 April 1920
Formerly the motorboat Admiral and a Navy section patrol boat (SP-541), this vessel was stationed at Portsmouth, NH. Her name was changed to Leader on 16 December 1919. The vessel was accidentally destroyed in a gasoline tank explosion.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: 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).