The Battle off Cape Spilt (also known as the Battle of Blomindon) took place on 21 May 1781 during the American Revolutionary War. The naval battle involved three armed American privateer vessels against three Nova Scotian vessels off Cape Split, Nova Scotia. A Nova Scotia vessel was captured by the American Privateers. Then Capt Bishop tried a rescue operation but was also captured by the American Privateers.

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  • The Battle off Cape Spilt (also known as the Battle of Blomindon) took place on 21 May 1781 during the American Revolutionary War. The naval battle involved three armed American privateer vessels against three Nova Scotian vessels off Cape Split, Nova Scotia. A Nova Scotia vessel was captured by the American Privateers. Then Capt Bishop tried a rescue operation but was also captured by the American Privateers. Finally, a third vessel under the command of Captain Belcher was able to capture the American Privateer and the first vessel they had taken. Captain Bishop and crew, who had made the failed rescue attempt, were able to take back their ship and imprison their captors. (en)
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  • 1 killed
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  • United States of America
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  • 1781-05-21 (xsd:date)
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  • British victory
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  • 1 schooner (35 men)
  • 28 privateers
  • Success (28 men)
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  • Captain William Bishop's Sword from Battle (en)
  • Kings County Museum, Nova Scotia (en)
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  • 1 (xsd:integer)
  • no casualties (en)
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  • United States of America (en)
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  • Benjamin Belcher (en)
  • Captain Amos Sheffield (en)
  • Captain Jonathan Crane (en)
  • Captain William Bishop (military officer) (en)
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  • Battle off Cape Split (en)
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  • 1781-05-21 (xsd:date)
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  • the American Revolutionary War (en)
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  • off Cape Split, Nova Scotia (en)
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  • British victory (en)
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  • 1 (xsd:integer)
  • 28 (xsd:integer)
  • Success (en)
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  • The Battle off Cape Spilt (also known as the Battle of Blomindon) took place on 21 May 1781 during the American Revolutionary War. The naval battle involved three armed American privateer vessels against three Nova Scotian vessels off Cape Split, Nova Scotia. A Nova Scotia vessel was captured by the American Privateers. Then Capt Bishop tried a rescue operation but was also captured by the American Privateers. (en)
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  • Battle off Cape Split (en)
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  • Battle off Cape Split (en)
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