The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Asp (Schooner), 1815


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F O R S A L E.
      A fast sailing schooner lying at Sacket's Harbor, about 60 tons burthen.
She has undergone a thorough repair, and corked from knee to gunnel, and is tight. Her sails and rigging new, and in complete order. She was built at Kingston, and called the ELIZABETH of Kingston, when captured by the Americans. Any person to purchase will call upon Geo, Armstrong or Capt. Vaughn, Sacket's Harbor, June 26, 1815.
      Kingston Gazette
      June 30, 1815

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Schooner ASP a three gun U. S. Naval vessel, formerly the Canadian Merchantman ELIZABETH. She had been captured by GROWLER in 1812. Purchased from the Prize Court February 6, 1813, fitted out and placed under the command of Lieutenant S. Smith. During 1813 she participated in the attacks on York, (Toronto) April 27 and 30 July; Fort George, Ontario May 27 and in three skirmishes with the British lake fleet Aug. 7-11 and Sept. 11 and 28. ASP was sold at Sacketts Harbor, N. Y., May 15, 1815. She was armed with one 32-pounder smooth bore, and two 6-pounder smooth bores.
      Dictionary of American Naval
      Fighting Ships, V. 1, p. 68

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Newspaper
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ex ELIZABETH
Date of Original:
1815
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Local identifier:
McN.R.592
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Asp (Schooner), 1815