LAWRENCE, USS (1813, Brig)


Year of Build:
1813
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Brig
Note: Armed, Commodore Perry's flagship.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ebenezer Crosby, Noah Brown
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
480
Final Disposition
Date:
  1876
How:
Broken up.
History

1813, Sep 10 Damaged in Battle of Lake Erie.

1815, Jul Sunk for preservation in Misery Bay, Erie, PA.

1825 Owned Benjamin H. Brown, Rochester, NY.

1835, Mar 25 To be raised & converted to steam.

1836 Owned George Miles, Erie, PA; raised & resunk.

1858, Sep 8 Vessel remains raised at Erie.

1875, Sep 16 Vessel raised for exhibition at the Centennial.

1876, May 10 Vessel raised; to be cut into sections & shipped to the Centennial for exhibition; noted as being raised, then lowered back down after parts were removed as relics - Captain H.F. Wing.

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

LAWRENCE, USS (1813, Brig)
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LAWRENCE, USS (1813, Brig)