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USRC Louis McLane
Nan - Roger - Fox - Tare
Delaware served both the U. S. Navy and the Revenue Cutter Service
Gunboat/Revenue Cutter:The fourth Delaware was laid down in 1860 as Edenton by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, DE for the Albemarle Steam Packet Co.Renamed Virginia Dare prior to launchingLaunched in 1861Acquired by the Navy 14 October 1861Commissioned USS Delaware 12 December 1861Decommissioned 5 August 1865Sold 31 August 1865 to the Treasury Department and commissioned USRC DelawareRenamed Louis McLane in June 1873Sold 23 October 1903 and renamed Louis DoliveRemoved from the shipping register in 1919Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 357 t.Length 161'Beam 27'Draft 8' 3"Speed 13 kts.Complement 65Cutter Service - 33Armament: Four 32-poundersCutter Service - One rifled 12-pounderPropulsion: One walking beam side-wheel propelled.
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||USRC Louis Mclane, photographed sometime during the last decades of the Nineteenth Century
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 96590 courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Historian
Delaware history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
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DANFS History entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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