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39028Re: 1812 Naval operations off Ship Island MS

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  • Colin
    Jan 14, 2009
      Scott

      Great Post.
      Thank You
      Colin Murphy
      USS CON 1812 MG
      USMCHC
      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, Scott McDonald <smcd@...> wrote:
      >
      > Well, I just got back from New Orleans and while it was fresh on my
      > mind, I thought I would try to learn a little more about the
      > geography of Lake Borgne and the Gulf Coast near LA and MS. I
      found
      > an interesting paper about Ship Island which was the main British
      > anchorage. Ship Island is now under control of the National Park
      > Service and this paper was done in 1984 to document the historical
      > resources of the Island.
      >
      > Here is the link:
      > http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/guis/hrs.pdf
      >
      > The 1812 part begins on page 33. This is a fairly detailed
      > description of Naval operations during the New Orleans campaign.
      >
      > Enjoy
      > Scott McDonald
      >
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