Naval Encounter at Tatamagouche

Naval Encounter at Tatamagouche (HM21KS)

Location: Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0 Colchester County
Country: Canada
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N 45° 42.782', W 63° 17.7'

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(15th June, 1745)

In this harbour Capt. David Donahew of New England with three armed vessels surprised Lieut. Paul Marin's allied force en route from Annapolis Royal to Louisbourg. He drove them ashore, disheartened the Canadian Indians and prevented the French and Micmacs from reaching Louisbourg before its fall.
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Dans ce port, le capitaine David Donahew, de la Nouvelle Angleterre, avec trois vaisseaux armés, surprit les forces alliées du lieutenant Paul Marin en route d'Annapolis Royal à Louisbourg. Il les forca à atterrir, découragea les Indiens du Canada et empêcha les Français et les Micmacs d'arriver à Louisbourg avant sa chute.
HM NumberHM21KS
Year Placed1939
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 477039 N 5062206
Decimal Degrees45.71303333, -63.29500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 42.782', W 63° 17.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 42' 46.92" N, 63° 17' 42" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 170-178 Main St, Tatamagouche Nova Scotia B0K 1V0, CA
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