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Africian American mariners War of 1812

During the War of 1812 the USN Schooners "Hamilton" and Scourge" sank in a storm in Lake Erie. On board the "Scrouge" were at least three Blacks/mulattos of whom two (a cook and a steward) were among the eight
survivors of the "Scrouge" (Ned Myers account). (For Reference only)
To read account:
See website "THe Hamilton and Scrouge Before the War of 1812"
at URL http://www.hamilton-scourge.city.hamilton.on.ca/theships.htm


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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