James Monroe (1758-1831) was the fifth president of the United States, serving from 1817 to 1825.
Performance & Endurance:
Built in Norfolk, Virginia by a Mr. Servant. She was stationed at Norfolk and was active in combating privateers. On 23 October 1818 it was reported that she captured the armed brig Columbia in the Chesapeake Bay. On 16 March 1819, while under the command of Revenue Captain William Ham, she seized the privateer General Artigas in the Severn River, which the Monroe caught "in the act of smuggling; a sloop was alongside taking the goods on board."
On 30 June 1825 Monroe was ordered to be sold.
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).