Privateer Schooner Rolla 1814-1815

She was a successful privateer with a notable crew but sank with all hands in a gale off Cape Cod, probably the worst disaster ever to befall a Canadian privateer, instanly creating 22 widows and 60 fatherless children in her homeport of Liverpool, NS.

Tons: 132
Armament: 5 carriage guns
Crew: 60
Letter of Marque Issued: June 8, 1814
Prizes: 9

Source:Snider, Under the Red Jack and Kert Fortunes of War Special thanks to Matthew Verge.

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