GENERAL HUNTER, HMS (1806, Schooner)


Also known as:
HUNTER
Year of Build:
1806
Official Number:
BRITISH
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Amhurstburg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Armed British vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
54'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
93
History

Nearly identical to HOPE, wrecked 1805

1807 Launched; used on Lake Erie

1813 Altered to a brig before this year

1813 September 10 Captured by Americans; renamed HUNTER

1815 Sold to private parties; owned by fur trader entrepreneur William

Bernett, St.Joseph, Michigan

Driven ashore in a storm at Southampton (Saugeen) Lake Huron

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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GENERAL HUNTER, HMS (1806, Schooner)