Friday, 15 August 2014
Battle of Wannepang, Nova Scotia 1722
This action was part of Father Rale's War, one of the frontier actions on the New England, Nova Scotia/Acadia borders. In this instance, a group of MikMaq warriors seized New England fishing vessels. The British governor in Annapolis Royal sent out a government armed vessel to try and defeat them.
Two vessels, a Royal Navy light vessel under the command of a midshipman on the left and an armed merchant vessel