War of 1812: Privateers

War of 1812 or the Anglo American War is the subject of this site. Principally the activities of both American and British privateers; including listings of American POWS held in the UK, and British subjects held in the United States.

On the 18th June 1812 the United States declared war on Great Britain
the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the conflict was signed on 24th December 1814.

The Rachel of Greenock engages the Saratoga of New York
12th December 1813
Radio 4 Making History 15th May 2012
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