USCS Bowditch

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Name: Bowditch
Namesake: Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1878), a mathematician and author
Commissioned: 1854
Decommissioned: 1874
General characteristics
Type: Schooner
Length: 70 ft (21 m)
Beam: 20 ft (6.1 m)
Draft: 2.9 ft (0.88 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Schooner-rigged

USCS Bowditch was a schooner that served as a survey ship in the United States Coast Survey from 1854 to 1874.

Bowditch spent her entire Coast Survey career operating along the United States East Coast.