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Legend of the Lake: The 22-Gun Brig-Sloop Ontario, 1780

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Legend of the Lake: The 22-Gun Brig-Sloop Ontario, 1780 - Smith, A Britton, and Smith, Arthur Britton
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An untold chapter of maritime and military history during the Revolutionary War. On Halloween 1780 near Fort Niagara, the worst wreck in the history of Lake Ontario occurred. Legend of the Lake is the story of the building, launching, and foundering of Ontario during 1779-80, reconstructed from archival documents, including British Admiralty plans for the ship, upon which renowned maritime architect John W. McKay has based his scale-model drawings of Ontario. The book also features full-color paintings of the Ontario and ...

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Legend of the Lake: The 22-Gun Brig-Sloop Ontario, 1780 1997, Quarry Press (CN)

ISBN-13: 9781550821864

Hardcover