Ship Name

Cleopatra's Barge

Type

Brigatine

Origins/Provenance

Salem, Massachusetts

Era

Heroic Age of Sail (1816-1865)

Year Launched

1816

Home Waters

Massachusetts

Function

Recreational

Displacement (tons)

192

Length (feet)

83

Beam (feet)

23

Draft (feet)

12

Hull

wood

Historical Note

Owned by Captain George Crowninshield', Jr.; the first seagoing yacht built in the US.

Related Image

external image boat5_cleopatras_barge_1818.jpg
Date: 1818
Image Id: 780

Record Id: 65