Q: Who was the commander of the French ship that brought the Statue of Liberty to the US?

October 20th, 2009 by Beth-Ann Ryan

statue of liberty

A:  The French ship, the Isere, was led by Commander Lespinasse De Saune.

For further information please see A Chronicle of One Hundred and Fifty Years the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York 1768-1918 by Joseph Bucklin Bishop and Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the State of New York for the year 1885-86.

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One Response to “Q: Who was the commander of the French ship that brought the Statue of Liberty to the US?”

  1. Jessica says:

    Additional interesting things about Statue of liberty:

    - Total height of the statue is 152 feet.
    - The statue was built from copper sheets.
    - It was not green initially, It turned into green because of atmospheric conditions, the main being acidic rainfall.
    - It weighs 350 thousand pounds.
    - There are 154 steps from the pedestal to the head of the Statue of Liberty .
    - It is one of the biggest tourist attractions of USA.