Northerner (Ewing), 1864
Built: Newburgh, NY
Machinery: 40 " diameter x 8' stroke, side-wheel
Beam: 24' 9"
Displacement: 320 tons
Keel Laid: Unknown
Obtained: Purchased 18 April 1864
Disposition: Transferred to the Marine Hospital Service in 1892
Armament: 1 gun (type unknown)
Purchased for $60,000 from S. Crary and Brothers in New York, Northerner took up station at Beaufort, NC in 1865; she was later at Wilmington, DE followed by a stint at Baltimore, MD. She was at Key West, FL, in 1872 and returned to Baltimore to be laid up.
Renamed the Thomas Ewing 19 November 1874, she was assigned to the Chesapeake Bay. She was turned over to the Marine Hospital Service for quarantine duty and then sold 29 April 1895 for $1,000. Renamed Clifton, she was wrecked off Beaufort, SC on 18 May 1909.
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).