Monthly Archives: August 2019

HAMILTON & SCOURGE Commemoration 2019

The annual HAMILTON & SCOURGE Commemoration was held on the 206th Anniversary, Thursday, 8 August, 2019. The event, though poorly attended, was well done. Chris Redford, the new director of the site announced that it is hoped that an international dive, including the National Geographic Society, is planned for the spring of 2020.


Hamilton & Scourge National Historic Site of Canada

The annual memorial service for the fifty-three American sailors who lost their lives in the sinking of the schooners USS HAMILTON & USS SCOURGE on 8 August 1813 will be held in the Naval Memorial Garden, Confederation Park, Hamilton at 7:00 PM on Thursday, 8 August 2019.

Prior to the service, Hamilton and Scourge National Historic Site Coordinator Christopher Redford will speak about recent research and that planned for 2020.