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Spoils of War: Privateering in Nova Scotia


Nova Scotian privateer Fly captured without incident

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: Nova Scotia Archives  Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 18 September 1813 p. 3

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