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British attack on a French Acadian fort armed with 24 guns and with a garrision of 160 French regulars, 250 acadians and 50 Micmac indians.
The British land forces consisted of approximately 2,000 troops of the Massachusetts Provincial regiment.
The fort surrendered on 8.6.1755 after a short bombardment
Great Britain (Royal Navy)
|British Vessels, John Rous (d.1760)|
The three Royal Navy vessels were escorting 31 transports carrying the troops.
They departed from Boston on 22.5.1755 and anchored within 8km of the fort on 1.6.1755.
|Name : Success (20)||John Rous (d.1760)||Squadron Flagship|
|Name : Mermaid (24)||Washington Shirley (1722-1778)|
|Name : Siren (20)||Charles Proby (d.1799)|