Tatamagouche
Naval Encounter

15 June 1745


Photographs of
Monument

Tatamagouche
Colchester County
Nova Scotia

Located on the southwest side of Highway 6
a few hundred metres northwest from downtown Tatamagouche

GPS location:   45°42'47"N   63°17'42"W




Tatamagouche: Naval Encounter 1747 monument

Photographed on 24 June 2005



Tatamagouche: Naval Encounter 1747 monument

NAVAL ENCOUNTER AT
TATAMAGOUCHE
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 CANA-
DIAN INDIANS AND PREVENTED THE
FRENCH AND MICMACS FROM REACH-
ING LOUISBOURG BEFORE ITS FALL.

Tatamagouche: Naval Encounter 1747 monument

Photographed on 24 June 2005



Tatamagouche: Naval Encounter 1747 monument
The building in the background is the North Colchester Junior-Senior High School

Photographed on 24 June 2005






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First uploaded to Internet:   2005 May 23
Better photographs installed:   2005 July 14
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