Ship Name

Columbia

Type

Ship

Origins/Provenance

Plymouth, Mass

Era

Maritime Republic (1751-1815)

Year Launched

1787

Home Waters

Pacific Northwest

Function

Scientific/Exploratory

Displacement (tons)

212

Length (feet)

84

Beam (feet)

24

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Hull

wooden

Armament

12 guns

Crew

30

Historical Note

Ship that Robert Gray sailed in his explorations of the waters of the Pacific Northwest and discovery of the Columbia River in 1790.

Related Images

external image boat0_columbia_0000.jpg
Image Id: 737

Related People

Gray, Robert

Record Id: 192