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.


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
built, Detroit
Date of Original
1782
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.E.10426
Language of Item
English
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Ottawa (Schooner), 1782