COOPERS FLOATING BATTERY (1813, Other)


Year of Build:
1813
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Floating Artillery Battery. Octagon form; carried 2 guns, but able to carry 16.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Cooper
Master Carpenter:
Richard Cooper, Superintendent
Original Owner and Location:
William Cooper, Cooperstown, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sandy Creek, Mexico Bay.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
6 Jul 1813
How:
Storm.
Notes:
Broke up & sank 5 or 6 miles offshore. Bound Oswego - Sacketts Harbor.
History

1813 Built as floating fortress to protect Sacketts Harbor during War of 1812.

1813, Jul 6 Sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COOPERS FLOATING BATTERY (1813, Other)