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.
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.
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.
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.