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USLHT Verbena

Verbena Class Lighthouse Tender:

  • Built in 1870 by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sold in 1911
  • Renamed Dandy for use as a barge
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 295 t.
    1913 - 201 t.
  • Length 135'
  • Beam 25' 5"
  • Draft 9'
  • Complement 16
    1913 - One
  • Propulsion: One 300hp condensing beam steam engine, side paddle wheels.
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    Verbena 100b Lighthouse Establishment photo from U.S. Lighthouse Society website John Spivey

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    Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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