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USRC Perry

Revenue Cutter:

  • Built in 1884 by Union Drydock Co., Buffalo, New York
  • Commissioned 29 June 1884
  • Acquired by the Navy 9 April 1898
  • Returned to the Treasury Department 15 August 1898
  • Grounded 27 July 1910 at Tonki Point, St. Paul Island, in the Pribilof Islands, AK.


  • Displacement 282 t.
  • Length 165'
  • Beam 25'
  • Draft 11' 2"
  • Complement 41
  • Armament: Two gun mounts
  • Propulsion: One direct-acting steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Perry 61k Robert Hurst
    Perry 307k
    Perry 111k Officers of the Bering Sea Fleet in 1909 on board the revenue cutter USRC Perry
    Perry 92k c. July 1910
    Photos from the scrapbook of Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf, USCG
    Perry 124k

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