Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Pinus, having fascicles of needle-shaped leaves and producing woody, seed-bearing cones. These trees are widely cultivated for ornament and shade and for their timber and resinous sap, which yields turpentine and pine tar.
Builder: Nyack Shipbuilding, Nyack, New York
Draft: 5' 8"
Displacement: 56 tons
Commissioned: 11 November 1918
Machinery: Gasoline engine; 50 BHP; single propeller
Performance & Endurance:
Deck Gear: Wood boom on an "A" frame, gasoline engine hoist
The Pine was an "inside waters tender" built for service in New Jersey's inlets. She was assigned to the 3rd Lighthouse District where she served out of Thompkinsville, Staten Island, New York and Atlantic City, New Jersey.
She was taken out of service in 1939.
Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.