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|Ships & Boats: Warships: 18th & 19th Centuries|
|British Squadron A British squadron on Lake Champlain, later
|British Fleet The British fleet on Lake Ontario, 1756, consisting
of eight vessels, was captured by Montcalm at Oswego, who destroyed two vessels and
incorporated the others into the French fleet. By Charles Henry Jeremy Snider (1879-1971), c.
|French Fleet The French fleet on Lake Ontario, 1756. The four
French vessels were sunk by the British in 1758 when the British captured Fort Frontenac. By
Charles Henry Jeremy Snider (1879-1971), c. 1913.
|Fort Frontenac The capture of French Fort Frontenac, 1758, by
the British. Its loss cut off the French fort chain to the west. Engraving.
|Fortress Louisbourg The conquest of Fortress Louisbourg by
Great Britain, July 26, 1758.
|American Fleet Defeated The defeat of the American fleet under
Benedict Arnold, off Crown Point in Lake Champlain, New York, during the Revolutionary War,
|The British Are Coming The British Army arriving at Quebec,
|The Simcoe The Simcoe off Kingston, September 10, 1812, run
aground by her Captain as the American fleet was intercepting her.
|The Sir Isaac Brock Building the Sir Isaac Brock on the stocks at
York, Upper Canada, April 1813. It was burnt before completion to prevent her capture by the
Americans in April, 1813. By Charles Henry Jeremy Snider (1879-1971), c. 1913.
|The Niagara Commodore Perry's flagship, the U.S.S. Niagara, at
Put-In-Bay, Lake Erie. Built in 1813, it was sunk in 1825, and raised in 1913.
|The Detroit Upper Canada Captain R.H. Barclay's flagship, the
Detroit, on Lake Erie, 1813, before being taken by the Americans on September 10,
|Battle Action Battle action between H.M.S. Shannon and the
U.S. Frigate Chesapeake, off Boston Light House, June 1, 1813.
|The St. Lawrence British Captain Sir James Lucas Yeo's
flagship, the St. Lawrence, on Lake Ontario, 1814. Launched on September 10, 1814 and more
than 60 meters long, she was the largest wooden warship on the Great Lakes.
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