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Bill Johnston (pirate)

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Bill Johnston's Pirate Days 2014

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Bill Johnston's Pirate Days- Watertown Daily Times

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Newzjunky.com- 30th Annual Bill Johnston's Pirate Days

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Abay Pirate Invasion 2011

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Pirates Invade Alexandria Bay

Bill Johnston was a Canadian-American smuggler, river pirate, and War of 1812 privateer. Born in Canada, Johnston was accused of spying in 1812 and he joined the American side of the war and lived the rest of his life in the United States.
  • Personal 

  • Early years 

  • Johnston in the War of 1812 

  • Johnston joins the Upper Canadian Rebels 

  • Destruction of the ''Sir Robert Peel'' 

  • Battle of the Windmill and Johnston's arrest