From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol.III, p 264
The first Hartley retained her former name
Hartley was built at San Francisco in 1875. Acquired from the Coast Guard for use in World War I, she served as a harbor patrol ship out of San Francisco. Hartley was returned to the Coast Guard 15 February 1919.
John F. Hartley
John. F. Hartley, a cutter built at San Francisco by the Risdon Iron Works in 1874, was used on the West Coast by the Revenue Cutter Service until transferred to the Navy 6 April 1917. After the end of World War I, she was sold 1 August 1919 to W. T. Cleverdon of San Francisco.