Category:Thomas Corwin (ship, 1876)

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  • Type: Topsail schooner
  • Design by:
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  • Built by: Oregon Iron Works, Portland, Oregon
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  • Length over all: 42,86 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 7,32 m
  • Draught: m
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  • NET: 227
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  • Main engine: Inverted cylinder steam engine; single propeller
  • Speed: kn
  • Complement: 8 officers, 33 enlisted
  • Armament: 3 guns


  • 1876 Named: THOMAS CORWIN for the U.S. Revenue Marine Flag: United States
  • 17.07.1877 Commissioned in San Francisco, California, her home port during her career with the Revenue Marine. Commander Revenue Captain J. W. White.
  • 30.07.1877 Sailed for Sitka, Alaska, to patrol in the Arctic Ocean,
  • 1882 Participated in the controversial bombardment of the village of Angoon, Alaska, while under the command of Captain Michael Healy
  • 09.04.1898 Transferred to the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. She served in the San Diego, California area
  • 15.08.1898 Returned to the Treasury Department.
  • 14.02.1900 Sold to Corwin Trading Co., Pacific Coal and Transportation Co for $16,500 and used as a merchant vessel. Renamed: CORWIN Continued sailing the Bering Sea on a charter basis.
  • 1901 Out of service
  • 1902 In service again
  • 1916 Burned in drydock


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