June – War declared between Great Britain and the United States.

Col. James Ratchford calls out Militia at Partridge Island.

Blockhouses at Fort Edward (Windsor) and Partridge Island were improved and provisioned for war.  Two brass naval cannons were brought as part of the armament for Partridge Island Fort.

Brig “Parrsboro” built at Partridge Island. Records of this vessel are the earliest yet found of any ship building on the North side of the Minas Basin.