Battle of Lake Erie

10th September 1813
Part of : The War of 1812 (1812 - 1814)
Previous action : Enterprise vs Boxer 5.9.1813
Next action : Hornet vs Penguin 23.3.1814

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (Royal Navy) - Robert Heriot Barclay

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Queen Charlotte (20) Robert Finnis (d.1813) Captured
Detroit (19) Robert Heriot Barclay, George Inglis (1787-1849) Captured
Lady Prevost (12) Edward Wise Buchan (d.1814) Captured
Hunter (10) George Bignell (1786-?) Captured
Chippewa (1) John Campbell Captured
 

United States of America

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Niagara (20) Daniel David Turner (1794-1850), Jesse Duncan Elliott (d.1845)
Lawrence (20) Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819)
Caledonia (3) Daniel David Turner (1794-1850)
Scorpion (2) Stephen Champlin
Somers (2) Thomas C Almy (d.1813)
 

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Posted by Michael Esh on Monday 19th of October 2015 15:49

The British Fleet also had a Schooner, H.M.S. Lady Prevost of 13 Guns; ten 12 pounder carronades and three 9 pounder long guns, also the brig of war H.M.S. General Hunter of ten guns, four 6 pounders, two 4 pounders, two 2 pounders, and two 12 pounder carronades, A schooner, H.M.S. Chippewa one 9 pounder, and a sloop, H.M.S. Little Belt 3 guns. Two 6 pounders and a 9 pounder.


Posted by Michael Esh on Monday 19th of October 2015 15:40

The U.S.S. Lawrence was a sister ship to the U.S.S. Niagara. Also in the U.S. Fleet was the U.S.S. Ariel with four 12 pounders, U.S.S. Tigress one 32 Pounder, the U.S.S. Trippe one 24 pounder, U.S.S. Porcupine one 32 Pounder, U.S.S. Somers, one 32 Pounder and one 24 Pounder. The U.S.S. Caledonia had one 32 pounder carronade and two 24 pounder long guns.


Posted by Michael Esh on Monday 19th of October 2015 15:33

I think that the H.M.S. Detroit had 19 Guns and the H.M.S. Queen Charlotte had 17 Guns


Posted by Michael Esh on Monday 19th of October 2015 15:32

All who fought on Lake Erie were heroes.

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