Tag Archives: Battle of Lake Erie

1812 – Part 11: The Sinking of the Nancy

A former Canadian fur trading vessel, HMS Nancy was the only ship left in the Upper Great Lakes after the Battle of Lake Erie. … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 10: Relief of Fort Michilimackinac

Following the Battle of Lake Erie when the British fleet was defeated by the Americans, Fort Michilimackinac in the Mackinaw Straits was isolated. The … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 9: War and the Settlers

After the Americans had defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie and the Battle of the Thames – the south western region … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 7: The Battle of Lake Erie

Prior to the War of 1812 navigation between Lake Erie and the Upper Great Lakes was forced to pass through a narrow channel on … Continue reading

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