Shannon vs. Chesapeake
June 1813

Photographs of Plaque

H.M.S. Shannon vs. U.S.S. Chesapeake


Halifax, Nova Scotia

Located in Point Pleasant Park, on the water side of Sailors' Memorial Way path
(about a five to ten-minute walk south from the path entrance).


GPS location:   44°37'14"N   63°33'48"W
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Halifax: June 1813, HMS Shannon vs. USS Chesapeake

Photographed on 28 October 2005



Halifax: June 1813, HMS Shannon vs. USS Chesapeake
"HMS" His Majesty's Ship       "USS" United States Ship
Plaque date: 1927

Photographed on 28 October 2005



Halifax: June 1813, HMS Shannon vs. USS Chesapeake

Photographed on 28 October 2005



Halifax: Point Pleasant Park path sign, Sailors' Memorial Way
The Shannon – Chesapeake plaque is located in Point Pleasant Park
beside the path "Sailors' Memorial Way."

Photographed on 28 October 2005






War of 1812: HMS Shannon leading USS Chesapeake into Halifax Harbour, 6 June 1813
War of 1812: HMS Shannon leading her prize, the USS Chesapeake
into Halifax Harbour, 6 June 1813

Source: Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/RoyalNavy/archives.asp?ID=8



War of 1812: HMS Shannon defeats USS Chesapeake, Halifax Weekly Chronicle, 11 June 1813
War of 1812: HMS Shannon defeats USS Chesapeake
Halifax Weekly Chronicle, 11 June 1813

Source: Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/privateers/archives.asp?ID=257



Shannon and Chesapeake, Halifax Harbour, 1813

Frank issue 419, 1-13 January 2004, page 9






HMS Shannon, War of 1812 - #1 in a series of five $2 commemorative coins
HMS Shannon, War of 1812
#1 in a series of five $2 commemorative coins
Source: http://www.mint.ca/store/product/mintcoins.jsp?campaignName=War1812&pId=600004&lang%20=en_CA





 The period 2012-2014 is the 200th anniversary of the
War of 1812 1812-1814





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