Desertion and the North American squadron of the Royal Navy, 1745-1812

HMS Eagle with HMS Tartar and convoy in distance, off Sable Island, Nova Scotia, 13 June 1776. Used by permission of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. LOG N/E/10, "Logbook of HMS EAGLE, kept by Quinton Hamilton, England to Halifax, with daily sketches of ship, 1778.

By Martin Hubley with the assistance of a Nova Scotia Museum research grant

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