The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Somers (Schooner), 1809


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SOMERS (CATHERINE) - Schooner - 94 tons - 30 crew - 2 guns - broadside, 56 lbs. In 1809 built at Black Rock by Sill, Thompson & Company. Captain Seth Tucker was her first master. She was sold to the government in 1812, renamed the SOMERS, and was one of Perry's squadron under command of sailing master Thomas C. Almy. Recaptured by the British in 1814 off Fort Erie. (From Inland Seas)


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history
Date of Original:
1809
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McN.E.6820
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Somers (Schooner), 1809