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Detroit (Brig), aground (war loss), 9 Oct 1812


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DETROIT British Naval Brig ex U.S. (captured) brig ADAMS.
as the DETROIT she mounted 6 six pounder long guns and during
an engagement was cut loose to escape the gunfire of American
batteries.and she drifted with the current till she grounded on
the west side of Squaw Island, and abandoned, later set on fire by
American troops and burned to the waters edge.
      (condensed from the)
      Buffalo Gazette
      Tues. Oct. 13, 1812 and
      Tues. Nov. 24, 1812


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Notes:
Reason: aground (war loss)
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1812
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Local identifier:
McN.W.559
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.92422 Longitude: -78.90337
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Detroit (Brig), aground (war loss), 9 Oct 1812