Enos Collins, Nova Scotia’s most successful privateer, began his career in Liverpool, serving as first mate on the Charles Mary Wentworth in 1799-1800. Later he moved to Halifax, set up as a merchant and invested heavily in the ownership of privateers, including the Liverpool Packet.
Reference: Nova Scotia Archives Newspapers: Acadian Recorder 24 April 1813 p. 4
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