DETROIT, HMS (1813, Other)


Year of Build:
1813
Official Number:
BRITISH
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fort Malden, ONT
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Warship, 19 guns.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
British Navy
Original Owner and Location:
British Navy, Fort Malden, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
480
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Niagara Falls, Goat Island.
Niagara River.
Date:
 Oct 1841
Notes:
Aground on Goat Island, went to pieces.
History

1813 British flagship in Battle of Lake Erie, captured by U.S. Forces, sunk for preservation at Misery Bay, Erie, PA.

1825, Jul 12 Sold Erie; at Bay of Presque Isle.

1835 Owned George Miles, Erie; raised & repaired for use as a merchant vessel.

1836, Aug 2 Owned Thomas Cook, William Ruxton & George Miles, Jr., Buffalo District; 96'2" x 26 x 11'1", 244 41/95 tons.

1837, Sep 25 Owned Hubbard & Co, Chicago, IL, et al; enrolled Detroit, MI.

1839, Sep 10 Condemned at Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.

1841, Sep 10 Sent over Niagara Falls as spectacle.

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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DETROIT, HMS (1813, Other)