ONTARIO, HMS (1779, Brig)


Year of Build:
1779
Official Number:
BRITISH
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Carleton Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
68'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
231
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4.5 miles Northeast of Oswego, New York, Lake Ontario
Date:
1 Nov 1780
Final Cargo:
Soldiers, gold & silver
Notes:
Foundered in blizzard/gale No two reports agree on details All hands lost, 172 to 350 men
History

1780, November 1 Lost with all hands, off Oswego, New York, Lake

Ontario

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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ONTARIO, HMS (1779, Brig)