Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Lighthouse Tender Photo Archive

USLHT Haze


Lighthouse Tender:

  • Built in 1861 by Charles Mallory and Son Shipyard, Mystic, CT
  • Renamed Haze
  • 1862 Chartered by U.S. Government in 1862, for use as troop and supply ship on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts during Civil War
  • Acquired 27 July 1865 by S. W. Jerome of New York, NY
  • Purchased by the Lighthouse Board 6 June 1867 and was the first steam Lighthouse Tender used on the Great Lakes
  • Rebuilt in 1876 at Gibson and Craig Shipyard, Buffalo, NY
  • Renamed Dover and used in connection with the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad, but little is known of this vessel
  • Placed out of service with the Lighthouse Service 15 March 1905
  • Acquired in 1907 by Jacob Ullman of Buffalo
  • Scrapped in 1907.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 316 t.
  • Length 124'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 9'
  • Complement 12
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Armament: None as a Lighthouse Tender
    1891 - Five 3-pounders and four 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: Two boilers, one 292hp 2-cylinder single expansion steam engine both built by H. Delameter of New York, NY, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Haze 70k 7 April 1898
    Sandusky, OH
    John Spivey

    There is no Coast Guard history available for LHT Haze
    Back to the Main Photo Index Back to the Lighthouse Tender Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History