Maritime History of the Great Lakes
London (Brig), 1756
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Early Vessels built at OSWEGO, N.Y.
Name Rig Year Length Beam Depth Tons Remarks
Oswego* Slp 1755 43 15 7 60 10 guns, 9 and 12 pdrs, plus
some swivels
Ontario* Slp 1755 43 15 7 60 10 guns, 9 and 12 pdrs, plus
some swivels
George* Schr 1755 undecked, armed with swivels
Lively Schr 1755 2 guns and 28 swivels.
Captured by French, 1756 & renamed Farquer. Recaptured at Ft. Niagara, 1759.
Vigilant* Schr 1755 Armed with swivels
Farquer Schr 1755 Captured at sea by the French 6/27/56. Recaptured at Fort
Niagara in 1759. Armed with 2 guns and 28 swivels
London* Brig 1756 60 21 7 160 14 guns, 6 and 4 pdrs,
plus 8 swivels
Halifax* Snow 1756 80.5 22 8.6 172 Never armed
Mohawk* Slp 1756 45 18 7 80 6 guns, 4 and 3
pdrs, plus 4 swivels
Dispatch vessel* Schr 1756 Never launched
Five galleys Lugger 1759 Each armed with 1 howitzer
Missisaga Snow 1759 Built after re-occupacion
of Oswego
Mohawk Snow 1760 Wrecked in 1864
Brunswick Schr 1765 Armed with light guns
Genesee Schr 1799

*Captured and burned by the French at Oswego in 1756
      (extracted from FRESHWATER , Geo. A. Cuthbertson, New York, 1931)


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
launch & disposition
Date of Original
1756
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.E.7803
Language of Item
English
Donor
William R. McNeil
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London (Brig), 1756