Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Naval vessels intercept American traders offshore

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Because of their large size and inability to manoeuvre quickly, Royal Navy vessels such as La Hogue patrolled further offshore than craft like the nimble little Liverpool Packet, which became a plague to American coastal shipping.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 1 March 1813 p. 3