from York. The approach of winter soon put a stop to further naval operations. The Americans, deprived of the support of the fleet, were unable to hold Fort George, and the year's operations on the Niagara frontier ended with Canadian soil intact in that quarter.
Upon the ocean the tide had turned, and the Atlantic seaboard of the United States was under an almost complete blockade. In this year took place the famous encounter off Boston harbor, between the IT. S. frigate Chesapeake and H.M.S. $hannan, in