The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1812, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1812, page 2page 2  p.2 Early on Tuesday morning last information was conveyed to town that seven American vessels, full of men, were approaching. At day light the troops and militia were under arms, and detachments were immediately sent to occupy the different avenues to the town in order to give the enemy a proper...
Action Upon Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Action Upon Lake Ontario," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), July 29, 1812  By Yesterday Afternoon's Mail. _______ Action Upon Lake Ontario - On Sunday the 19th ult. at 9 A. M. the Royal George , the Prince Regent and two brigs, entered Sacket's Harbor , came within one and a half mile of the town and commenced an attack-and continued the cannonade about one...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Oct. 7, 1812 
TextNewspapers    We are informed that on Friday morning last , about day break, the British ship of war, Royal George , came to anchor off the mouth of Genesee river , sent her boats in, and cut out the schooner Lady Murray , (lately forfeited to government for a breach of the non-importation law) and the ...
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Sept. 16, 1812 
TextNewspapers    On Wednesday last, we were greatly alarmed, by the arrival of an express, with information that the British were landing a large body of troops at the mouth of the Genesee River . The news reached this place about 7 o'clock in the morning. The militia were immediately ordered out in a body, and...
Action upon Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Action upon Lake Ontario," Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., July 29, 1812  By Yesterday Afternoon's Mail. _____ Action upon Lake Ontario. -- On Sunday the 19th inst. at 9 A.M. the Royal George, the Prince Regent and two brigs, entered Sackets Harbor, came within one and a half mile of the town and commenced an attack - and continued the cannonade about one hour, ...
Niles Weekly Register, October 29, 1812 
TextNewspapers    ...Same report in: Baltimore, Niles Weekly Register, October 30, 1812 but the last sentence reads "The force now collected at Niagara amounts to 8000 men."       New York, The Columbian, October 31, 1812.       Lexington, Kentucky Gazette, November 10, 1812.       Same report in: Quebec LC...
Niles Weekly Register, Aug. 15, 1812 
TextNewspapers    Sackett's Harbor is now in a respectable state of defence. The British have not made a second attempt upon it as was expected. The brig Oneida and a schooner mounting one 32 pounder and two sixes, will manned by volunteers, have sailed for the purpose of contesting the sovereignty of the lake. ...
Niles Weekly Register, Sept. 26, 1812 
TextNewspapers    New-York, Sept. 22 We understand that Isaac Chauncey is appointed to the rank of commodore, and will leave this city on Wednesday for the lakes, with 600 as hearty tars as ever floated, who have volunteered their services in defence of their country. ...
Dominion of the Lakes 
TextNewspapers  "Dominion of the Lakes," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 14, 1812  Dominion of the Lakes - Government, it seems, are at length wide awake on this subject. Capt. Chauncey and about 700 brave tars, and about 150 marines have within a few weeks past proceeded through Schenectady on their way to Lakes Erie and Ontario. They were in high spirits and will no doubt...
Niles Weekly Register, Nov. 14, 1812 
TextNewspapers    At Sackett's Harbor, about the 1st inst. the naval force of the United States, armed and manned by gallant crews, was on the point of sailing to meet the enemy. Commodore Chauncey had hoisted his broad pendant on board the Oneida of 18 guns, Lieut. Woolsey, and his squadron consisted of one brig...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), October 6, 1812 
TextNewspapers    ...Same report in: Boston, Boston Gazette, October 15, 1812.   Baltimore, The Weekly Register v3 #8 October 24, 1812...
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), October 13, 1812 
TextNewspapers    The Lady Murray and a Revenue Cutter, cut out! On the 1st inst. the Royal George, late from Newark, anchored off Genesee River, sent in her boats and cut out, without opposition, the schooner Lady Murray and a Revenue Cutter and towed them out. They afterwards went unmolested to the storehouse,...
York Gazette (Toronto, ON), October 24, 1812 
TextNewspapers    Kingston, (UC) Oct. 3 Last night arrived his Majesty's ship the Royal George, from Niagara, with the American schooner Lady Murray, and a small fishing boat, prizes, which they took from the Genesee river. ...
Northern Whig (Hudson, NY), December 22, 1812 
TextNewspapers    The notice we took in our paper of the 8th inst. of the capture by the British at the mouth of Genesee river of a vessel belonging to Capt. Wm. McKinstry, when expressing our approbation of that officer's conduct at Queenston, has induced the conductors of the print which is weekly issued from...
Trippe (Sloop), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ...TRIPPE - Sloop - 60 tons - 35 crew - 1 long 24" - broadside, 24 lbs. In 1803, Porter, Barton & Co. of Black Rock, built a sloop named the CONTRACTOR, commanded by Captain William Lee. She was sold to the government in 1812, renamed the TRIPPE, and was a part of Commodore Perry...
Governor . Tompkins (Schooner), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ... of John Hall. She was perhaps the largest vessel on Lake Ontario excepting the brig Oneida built by the United States Government just prior to the War of 1812. The CHARLES AND ANN was sold to the Government for $5,800 and was known in the fleet commanded by Commodore Chauncey as the GOVERNOR TOMPKINS...
Sedalia (Schooner), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ...Schooner CATHERINE.* Built 1809. Captured by British at Mackinaw.       * Renamed SEDALIA - British - 1812 [ caught in ice and abandoned, drifted down the lake and burned near Erie.]       Herman Runge List &...
Governor Tompkins (Schooner), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ...Schooner CHARLES AND ANNA.* Of 96 tons gross. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1810.       * Renamed GOVERNOR TOMPKINS - U. S. - 1912 [bought by U. S.in 1812 and armed.       Herman Runge List ...
Little Belt (Sloop), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ...Sloop FRIENDS GOOD WILL.* Of 60 tons. Built Black Rock, N.Y., 1810. Captured by British at Mackinac, 1812.       * Renamed LITTLE BELT - U. S. - 1812 [ Recaptured at battle of Lake Erie, burned by British at Buffalo 1813]     &#160...
Scourge (Schooner), 1812 
TextNewspapers  1812  ... indemification from the Government of the United States for Mr. Crooks, whose vessel, the LORD NELSON, was captured by an American Citizen previously to the Declaration of War in 1812. (part)       The Argus, Kingston       March 23, 1846...

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