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GUIDE

Twin diesel, length 140.2 feet, beam 23.6 feet, draft 9.4 feet. Ex-yacht ANDRADITE. Former names COMOCO, CORONIA. Ex PYC 11. Acquired from Navy in 1941, refurbished for survey work, and then sent back to Navy on March 16, 1942. Did small amount of survey work in San Francisco Bay area prior to return to Navy.

GUTHRIE

Schooner, length 65.7 feet, beam 17.4 feet, draft 4 feet. Built in 1849, the GUTHRIE was acquired by the Coast survey in 1851. In service 1851-1861. Named for Secretary of the Treasury James Guthrie who served between 1853 and 1857 during the administration of President Franklin Pierce. Prior to appointment as Secretary, he was a prominent financier and businessman in the South.

JAMES HALL

Schooner, dimensions unknown. Probably a small schooner approximately the same size as the GUTHRIE or AGASSIZ. Built in 1859. In Atlantic service 1859-1874. Named for James Hall (1811-1898), a famous American geologist and paleontologist.

HASSLER

Schooner, length 61 feet, beam 18.8 feet, draft 4.8 feet. In service 1851-1872 on Atlantic coast. Named for Ferdinand Hassler (1770-1843), first Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.



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