Capture of the Somers and Ohio, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Capture of the Somers and Ohio, The

On the night of August 12, 1814, two armed American schooners were successfully captured by a small British fleet masquerading as supply craft. This daring exploit was the last naval action fought on the Great Lakes in the War of 1812.

Location

On the west side of Queen's Circle, near the site from which the British fleet embarked, Crystal Beach

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: Town of Fort Erie

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