NEW ORLEANS, USS (1814, Other)


Year of Build:
1814
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackets Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Frigate; built for 110 guns, but could carry 120.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Henry Eckford
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.
Dimensions
Length:
187'
Beam:
56'
Depth:
30'
Tonnage (old style):
3,200
Final Disposition
Date:
 Feb 1884
How:
Broken up & sold.
History

Named after General Jackson's victory over British at New Orleans on January 8, 1815.

1814, Dec 24 Peace treaty signed in Ghent, Belgium.

1815, Jan Construction began around January 1st, employed 600 men.

1815, Feb 23 Work suspended after finally hearing of war's end.

1815, Apr 1 Was to be launched.

Became tourist attraction.

1883, Sep 24 Auctioned off by government to Alfred Wilkinson, Syracuse, NY.

1884, Feb 9 Collapsed being dismantled; one killed.

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

NEW ORLEANS, USS (1814, Other)
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NEW ORLEANS, USS (1814, Other)