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  Researching the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada
  Recherche sur la Forteresse-de-Louisbourg Lieu historique national du Canada

Tall Ships At The Fortress
and Town of Louisbourg

 Lew Parker - 18th-Century Louisbourg

Photo Gallery of Reconstructed Tall Ships in Louisbourg Harbour during the 20th Century 

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Niagara Tall Ship - Louisbourg Harbour, 2000       Niagara Tall Ship - Louisbourg Harbour, 2000

Niagara Tall Ship - Louisbourg Harbour, 2000 

NIAGARA
USA
Class: B ; Rig: brig ; Length: 198' LOA ; 
Mast Height: 118' ; Built: 1988, Erie, Pennsylvania ; Tonnage: 492 Gross
Crew N/A; Distinctive features: black hull, yellow gunports and sweep (oar) ports, very traditional rig with single topsails.
Comments: Replica of Oliver Perry's flagship at Battle of Lake Erie, incorperates some timber of 1813 vessel. Good representation of Royal Navy brigs based in Halifax and privateer brigs such as Liverpool's Rover and Sir John Sherbrooke. ; Name Origin: Named for border River in Great Lakes ; Sources: Niagara ship brochure & web site:
http://www.brigniagara.org/niagara.htm