ONONDAGA (1759, Other)


Year of Build:
1759
Official Number:
BRITISH NAVY
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fort Niagara, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Snow.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
British Navy, Lake Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Propulsion Notes:
Armed with 4 - 9 pounders & 14 - 6 pounders; crew of 100 sailors, 25 soldiers.
History

1760 Built as the snow APOLLO; renamed ONONDAGA to please Indian chiefs.

1760, Aug 23 Lost in Battle of Fort Levis, St. Lawrence River; ran aground; shelled by French Artillery.

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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ONONDAGA (1759, Other)