USS Montgomery (1813)

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The second Montgomery, a sloop or schooner, was built in 1813 by Thomas Macdonough and purchased 6 August 1813 for duty on Lake Champlain, preventing plundering expeditions and convoying Hampton’s troops trying to penetrate into Canada. Montgomery continued service on the lake until deactivated and sold in 1815.

She was named for Brigadier General Richard Montgomery who fought and died in the American Revolutionary War.

DANFS data: Sl or Sch: a. 9 long 9‑pdrs., 2 18‑pdr. Columbiads


This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.