CHIPPEWA (c1790, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1790
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Originally to be called TEBICAS, similar to OTTAWA. 6 guns, crew of 12.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Grant, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
100
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Amherstburg, ONT.
Detroit River.
Date:
  1803
How:
Dismantled.
History

1893 Re-rigged at Detroit as a snow; carried merchandise, military stores & passengers Fort Erie - Mackinac.

1793 Seized by British, fitted with 6 guns & stationed at Marden; carried crew of 12.

1794, Aug At Fort Miami during Battle of Fallen Timbers.

1795 Required extensive repairs including decking & lower spars.

1800 Condemned & moored at Amherstburg with DUNMORE.

1803 Stripped & dismantled.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
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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CHIPPEWA (c1790, Schooner)