North Wind, 1855
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.