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USS Detroit (I)

  • Built by the British at Maiden, Canada, in 1813
  • Captured by the Americans during the Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813
  • Detroit was so badly damaged that she was taken into Put-in-Bay, OH. to prevent her sinking
  • The ship was laid up at Erie until sold in 1825
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament 12 guns
    Propulsion sail

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    Detroit 129k Painting "Ship - Detroit - Battle of Lake Eire ~1819~ Tommy Trampp

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