Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Privateers busy for Britain and United States


Privateering by both sides reached a peak of activity in the summer of 1813. The press carried reports of actions by Nova Scotian raiders such as the Wolverene, alongside an account of seizures by American corsairs.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 25 September 1813 p. 3