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Levi Woodbury I (Revenue Cutter) 

A former name retained. Levi Woodbury was Secretary of the Treasury of the United States 1834-40.


Levi Woodbury was one of 11 cutters of the Revenue Cutter Service assigned to cooperate with the Army and Navy during the war with Mexico. In 1846 she assisted the Navy by performing blockade and towing duties, and transporting troops and ammunition to strategic points off the Gulf of Mexico. During this period Levi Woodbury remained under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department.

Published: Wed Jul 29 03:00:43 EDT 2015