SUPERIOR, USS (1814, Other)


Year of Build:
1814
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sacketts Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Frigate; 58 or 64 guns
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Navy, Sacketts Harbor, New York
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
1580
History

Flagship of Commodore Isaac Chauncey

Largest Naval vessel launched on the Lakes at the time for the next hundred & some years

1814, May 1 First launched

1816, January Laid up, Sacketts Harbor, New York for "preservation"

Post 1816, January Not listed; probably broken up but may have been

rebuilt as schooner at Ashtabula, Ohio

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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SUPERIOR, USS (1814, Other)