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SMN William Goodwin
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Birth: 1785
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1813
Halifax
Nova Scotia, Canada

Seaman
The Hope
Privateer

War of 1812

Prisoner of war
Cause of death: fever

Two ships named Hope captured in summer of 1813:
"Hope (328), ship, 164 tons., J. Jordan, master, Lisbon to Boston, captured Aug. 2, 1813 by Manly. Cargo: fruit, whalebone and wine.
Hope (368), ship, 416 tons, J. Emery, master, Lisbon to New Port, captured Aug. 28, 1813 by Loup Cervier. Cargo : salt. Restored.."---American Vessels Captured By The British, the Essex Institute, 1911.

"In all there are 195 Americans listed in Admiralty records who died at Halifax, most of whom were probably buried on what we now call Deadman's Island, beside the earlier graves of French and Spanish sailors." --from Deadman's: Melville Island and its Burial Ground, Iris Shea & Heather Watts, p.32
 
 
Burial:
Deadman's Island Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
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SMN William Goodwin
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SMN William Goodwin
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