CHIPPEWA (1810, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1810
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Maumee River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Capt. Martin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
59'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
70
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
31 Dec 1813
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned by British forces.
History

1812 Captured by British forces, fitted with 1 gun, stationed at Malden.

1813, Aug Employed by British in battle of Lake Erie, captured by American navy at Put-in-Bay.

1813, Dec 31 Burned by British forces at Buffalo with three other U.S. vessels.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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CHIPPEWA (1810, Schooner)