Somers

23328
Nominal Guns2BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited States of America
OperatorUnited States Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Merchant schooner 'Catharine' (1809)
Purchased1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1812BWAS-1793
ShipyardBlack Rock Yard - Black Rock ref:1124
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Captured13.8.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1124
Burthen80Ton 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1813Master Thomas C Almy (d.1813)ref:1126

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Midshipman David C Nicholsref:11261813 - 10.9.1813Boatswain's Mate Clement Shannonref:1126

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Seaman Charles Ordunref:11201813 - 10.9.1813Seaman Godfrey Bowman ref:1120

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 10.9.1813Marine Sergeant W T Taliaferroref:1126

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1813Battle of Lake Erie
13.8.1814Attack on Lake Erie
13.8.1814Taken by Star (14)

 

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