Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia privateers have successful winter cruises

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Privateers usually stayed in port during blustery winter weather, but the hunting was so good at the end of 1813 that activities continued into the new year, despite the risk of rough and freezing water.

Date: 1814

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 8 January 1814 p. 3