Pointe Au Baril

Pointe Au Baril (HM1MRJ)

Location: Brockville, Ontario K6V 5T1 Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Country: Canada
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N 44° 38.25', W 75° 36.604'

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English text:The barques "Iroquoise" and "Outaouaise", the last French ships of war that navigated Lake Ontario, were built on this point, then called Pointe Au Baril.On 17th August, 1760, the Outaouaise, commanded by Captain La Broquerie, was taken after a gallant fight, by five British Row-Galleys, under Colonel George Williamson.French text:Les Barques "Iroquoise" et "Outaouaise", derniers vaisseaux de guerre Français qui aient navigué sur le lac Ontario, furent construites sur cette pointe, appelée alors Pointe Au Baril.L'Outaouaise commandée par le Capitaine La Broquerie, fut capturée le 17 août 1760, après un combat acharné, par cinq galères Anglaise sous les ordres du Colonel George Williamson.
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 451615 N 4942863
Decimal Degrees44.63750000, -75.61006667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 38.25', W 75° 36.604'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 38' 15" N, 75° 36' 36.24" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1282-1286 2, Brockville Ontario K6V 5T1, CA
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