Nova Scotia Archives

Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia

Cruise of the Liverpool privateer Retaliation described


This detailed press account of activity by the Liverpool privateer, Retaliation, is probably taken from the vessel’s log-book which, like so many other documents dealing with the war at sea, has since been lost.

Date: 1813

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 15 May 1813 p. 3