Ship Type: Schooner Other Names: Diana (1809 - 12) Lifespan: Built 1809, Sunk 1813 Length: 110ft Depths: 295ft Location: Lake Ontario, Ontario GPS: 43° 18′ 27″ N, 79° 18′ 26″ W

Ship Info

The Diana was built at Oswego, N.Y. in 1809 for merchant Matthew McNair. She found her way into the U.S. Navy on October 21, 1812, when she was purchased by Captain Chauncey and added to his squadron at Sackets Harbor. Her name was changed to Hamilton on November 5, 1812, in honour of the Secretary of the American Navy Paul Hamilton.

Online Information

hamilton.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/08 09:36 by tom
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