The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ottawa (Schooner), 1782


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A new ship of 136 tons, at first called the REBECCA, but afterwards named the OTTAWA, was then [ Dec. 1782] under construction at Detroit.
      Memorials of Fort Erie and Early Navigation of Lake Erie
      by Colonel Cruckshank p46.


" I shall have the new vessel launched some time in March, 1783, if the weather continues as kind as it has been. I propose as soon as our carronades &c. arrives to mount 14 twelve pounders on board the new vessel, and 14, 9 pounders on board the GAGE, and ten four pounders on board the FAITH."
      Memorials of Fort Erie and Early Navigation of Lake Erie
      by Colonel Cruckshank p. 46.


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built, Detroit
Date of Original:
1782
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McN.E.10426
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ottawa (Schooner), 1782