North Wind, 1855

March 2, 2021

North Wind, 1855

Tender History:

The North Wind was a privately-owned schooner that was acquired by the Lighthouse Service in 1855 at a cost of $3,500.  She was assigned to the 5th Lighthouse District.

She was seized by Confederate forces in Virginia in April of 1861.


Douglas Peterson.  United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.