Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotian privateer Fly captured without incident

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Here is an American account of the loss of the Nova Scotian privateer, Fly. As was typical, the loss did not involve major bloodshed but rather pursuit, a warning discharge of cannon and then surrender by the cornered vessel.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 18 September 1813 p. 3