HMS Detroit

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Two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Detroit, after Fort Detroit. Both served on Lake Erie during the War of 1812:

  • HMS Detroit was a 6-gun brig, previously the American army vessel Adams. She was captured in 1812, but was retaken and burnt later that year.
  • HMS Detroit was a 20-gun sloop launched in 1813 and captured by the Americans later that year, becoming USS Detroit.