Detroit

13243
Nominal Guns19BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardAmherstberg - Lake Erie - Ontario BWAS-1793
Constructor William BellBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured10.9.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 2"Imperial Feet29.2693 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen244 4194Tons BM 

Armament


1813Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)B068
Gun Deck1 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck1 British 18-Pounder
Gun Deck6 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 9-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1813 - 10.9.1813Lieutenant Robert Heriot BarclayBWAS-179310.9.1813Second Lieutenant George Inglis (1787-1849)ref:1114

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813First Lieutenant John Garland (d.1813)ref:1114

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Purser J M Hoffmensterref:1114

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Quartermaster Thomas Clarke (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Carpenter's Mate Thomas Jamesref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Boatswain's Mate Thomas Andersonref:1114

18 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Landman John Barnes (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman Dennis McMayref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman Alexander Arrowref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman Louis Langloisref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman Richard Joullref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman Benjamin Heppenstallref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Landman Elisha Mitchellref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman George Mulgroveref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman Henry Shurmanref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman James Olleronref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman George Dogger (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Able Seaman Daniel Mead (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman Louis Vandumacreref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman Christopher Brassam (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Landman Arun Crossbyref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Ordinary Seaman John Bolam (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Landman Bernard Bouchieref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Boy Joseph Lewisref:1114

27 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Thomas Fahey (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Corporal, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Mathew Ordellref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Patrick Rileyref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot Miles Wermesleyref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Sergeant, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Jermain Thomasref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry David Powerref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot William Hartref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Sergeant, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry John Galpionref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Patrick Powerref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot William Youngref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Garrison Quartermaster James Grahamref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Samuel Luxref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot William Essaryref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot James Bowe (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry William Bryan (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot William Liverslyref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot Thomas Ancliff (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry John Mitchellref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot James Belmanref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry John Smith (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Alexander McLeodref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot David Greenref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot Robert Dunamoreref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry William Gardner (d.1813)ref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry William Alleyref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry John Thomasref:11141813 - 10.9.1813Private, 41st Regiment of Foot Patrick Boyleref:1114

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1813Battle of Lake Erie
10.9.1813Taken by the American at the Battle of Lake Erie

 

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