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Queen Charlotte

 

(Slp: t. 400; l. 116; b. 26; dph. 11; cpl. 126; a. 14 24-pdr. car., 2 long 9-pdrs.)

 

Queen Charlotte, a ship rigged sloop built at Malden (now Arnherstberg), Canada in 1807, for the Canadian Provincial Marine, was captured by Commodore Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie 10 September 1813 and purchased by the U.S. Navy. Badly cut-up during the engagement, Queen Charlotte was taken to Put-in-Bay and laid up until sold in 1825 to George Brown of Erie, Pa., who raised her and fitted her out as a merchant ship.