JEFFERSON, U.S.S. (1814, Brig)


Year of Build:
1814
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackett's Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Brig
Note: 20 guns, 16 carronades, 4 long guns.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Henry Eckford
Original Owner:
U.S. Navy
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
108' 9"
Beam:
33' 2"
Depth:
10' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
500
Final Disposition
Notes:
1984 Wreck discovered by Kevin Crisman & Arthur Cohn; researched deck lights.
History

1814, Apr 13 Launched Sackett's Harbor.

1814, Sep Leaking in gale, Lake Ontario.

1825 Placed in ordinary, allowed to decay; sank Sackett's Harbor.

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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JEFFERSON, U.S.S. (1814, Brig)