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Off Gullipago.s Islands ...
Off Gallipago.s Islands ...
Off Gallipagos Islands ...




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Pulioy


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Qallipagos Islands


Rose


Lieut, (now Commo.) J. Downeg.


Off Tumbez


Charlton


Ofi" Tumbez




Lieut. Gamble.

Captured at Valparaiso, March 28,
1814. -


Off Ttimbc7






Sir Andrew Hammond. .




CORVETTE ADAMS


Jan. 29, 1814
Feb. 9, 1814
Mar. 4, 1814
Mar. 11, 1814
Mar. 25, 1814
June 21, 1814
June 28, 1814
July 28, 1814
Aug. 7, 18)4
Aug. 1C, 1814




Schr.
Schr.
Sloop
Brig.
Ship.
Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
Ship.
Schr,








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10
12
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North Atlantic .








Capt. Chas. Morris.

Sailed from the Chesapeake, Jan.
18,1814. Arrived at Savannah,
Geo., April 29, 1814. Sailed
again May 5, 1814. Struck on
the Isle of Haute, Aug. 17,1814.
Arrived at Hainpdcn, Me., Aug.
18; and linrnt Sept. 3, 1814, to
prevent falling into the hands of
the English squadron.

I


Coast of Africa. ... ....








Coast of Africa


Roebuck








Lat. 4C N




10


Lat. 48 N
} Coast of England and (


Mary !

















CAPTURES.



Cargo, &c.


Where from.


Bound to.


During the War with Great Britain, from 1812 to 1815.


With l J7 troops


Jamaica
Jamaica


Quebec
Halifax


Ransomed. Cutout of a fleet of 7 Transports,
conv il by the Nimrod, 32, Capt. R. Hawkins.
Ordered to Baltimore.

Ordered to Cape Ann.
Burnt.
Ransomed for $14,000.


Also recaptured, this
cruise, the Ships Princess
Royal and Kitty, Brigs
Fame and Devonshire, and
Schooner Squid, originally
prizes to the Privateer Ros-
sie, Commo. Barney, of
Baltimore. Took 424 pri
soners ; and was chased
twice by the enemy s Fri
gates.

Win. B. Finch, with Mid.
id on our Coast, by the Fri-
y taken out.

sly, captured the American
erboard her armament, and
nd crew, with a letter to the

"ormer Captain, J. Randall,

uns, and 41 men, and given
to Lieut. Wilmer, and or-
reacL.cd her destination, was

inns and GO men, and given
ex, jr.," and finally became
to the United States.
lip, and given in charge of
fho finally burnt her at one

jor, with her cargo, finding
assport to St. Helena.

lied 2, and wounded (I of her
10 was burnt, Mar. 25, 1814.

d the American Whale Ship
er at the Marquesas Islands,
crew finally rose and took
o New South Wales ; from
red to her original owners,
ic U. S. with a cargo of oil.
i Frigate, April 2, 1814.
1, June 19, 1814, at the Sand-
previously lost Mid. Felters
i of the Marquesas Islands.

0.
brce.

Shannon. Was frequently
i; and, upon one occasion,
arting with the anchors anil


Ballast














Coal and salt


Liverpool
Jamaica


Newfoundland. .


United States.
Ordered to Boston.

Burnt.

Cruising in search of theU. S.S. Hornet. Or
dered her to St. John s, with prisoners.
Ordered her to the U. States, in charge of Lieut
Conover and 12 men. Jan. 5, was recaptur
gate Belvidera. The specie had been previous
Burnt.
A Peruvian Cruiser, that had, a few days previoi
Whale Ships Barclay and Walker. Threw o\
sent her to Callao, with her own Captain a
Viceroy of Peru.
Prize to the above Privateer. Gave her to her
who continued to cruise in company.
Sent to Valparaiso, to be laid up, or sold.

Was converted into a Cruiser, armed with 1C G
in charge of Lieut. Uownes, and subsequently
dered to the U.S. with oil ; but just before slic
recaptured by the Barrosa or the Loire Frigate
Was converted inta a Cruiser, armed with 20 C
to Lieut. Downcs, under the name of the " Ess
a Cartel for Capt. Porter, his officers and crew
Was armed, as above, converted into a Store .
Lieut. J. M. Gamble, of the Marine Corps; v
of the Marquesas Islands.
Sent to Valparaiso, and finally burnt, off the har
it difficult to effect a sale.
Disarmed, and gave her to the prisoners, witli a j

Resisted, until she received 5 broadsides, which k
crew. Was finally sent to Valparaiso, where s
Ordered her to Rio dc Janeiro, with Prisoners.
After a sharp resistance. Had previously capture
Edward. Armed her with 22 Guns, and left h
in charge of Lieut. Gamble, M. C., where he
her, and escaped to sea, May 7, 1814, bound t
whence she was carried to England, anil delive
Took out her armament, and despatched her to t
Was recaptured on our Coast, by the Ilelvidert
While in charge of Lieut. Gamble, was recapture*
wich Islands, by H. B. M. S. Cherub ; having
and 3 men, who were massacred by the native
Burnt. Estimated to be worth $17,000.

Burnt. Estimated to be worth 13,000.
Divested and given up.
Divested. Cartel to Sierra Leone ; worth $2">,00
Obliged to abandon her, to escape from a superior
(Or "Mentor.") Destroyed.

Destroyed. "|
July 4, chased two vessels into the
Destroyed. chased by the enemy s Frigate;
was obliged to lighten ship, by p
Destroyed. 2 Guns.

Destroyed. J




$55,000 and the mails.


Rio




Rio de Janeiro..






r

}






1


1,400 bis. sperm oil..


Cruising without
Cruising without
Cruising without
Cruising with

Cruising with

Cruising without
Cruising without
Cruising without
Cruising without

Cruising without

Cruising without
Cruising without


a commission. . .
a commission . . .
a commission.
Letters of Marque

Letter 1 ) of Marque

a commission...
a commission...
a commission.. .

a commission . . .
(

a commission . {

I
a commission . . .

a commission...




























Halifax




Newfoundland..














Rice and dye woods.
Fish


East Indies
Newfoundland. .


England


Salt


Newfoundland..
Newfoundland..


Salt




Lumber and skins. . .
Lumber and skins . .




St.Andrew3,N.B.


Newfoundland..



CG



CAPTURES.



U. S. VESSELS, CRUISE, &c.


Date.


Position.


Class.


Enemies.


Tons.


Guns.


Men.


f

















SLOOP FROLIC


















Mir 17 1814




R r |<r










M r Comdt. .T. Bambridge.


April 3 1814


\ West Indies f


Schr






9


70


















SLOOP WASP (Old) f


















Oct 181




Brio-




238


(i




M r Cnrmlt. Jacob Jones.


Oct 18 181


Lat 37 N Ion" G r > W


Brio-






2


115


13th ; captured at sea,OiU. 18th. t


















i June 2 1814




Bark




207




14




June 1") 1814




g,-jfr


\ViHhm


91




7




June 18, 1814






Pallas


131





9




June "3 1814








171




12




June 2G 1814




Ship




325


8


18


SLOOP WASP (New)


















June 8 1814




Ship




332


21


118


M r Comdt. Johnston I3lal<ely.

Sailed from Portsmouth, N.U.,
May 1st 1814, arrived at-


July 4, 1814
July G 1814


English Channel


Brig.

Sclir


Regulator


112
15]




9
11


L Orient, France, July 8th,
and sailed a ff ain An ". 27lh ;


Au- 30 1814




Rrjo-




90




7


was last heard from Oct. 9th,
1814, in lat. 18 35 N.,and


Ati 11 18H




Rrio-




131




7


long. 30 10 W.


Sept 1, 1814




Bri^




151


2


10




Sept. 1 1814


Lat 47 N Ion" 12W


Bri^






18


120




Sept 1 1814


Lat 38 N lon l r j W


P.rio-




114


2






Sept 14 1814


Lat 37 N Ion" 15 W






1C9


2


11


L


Sept. 21 1814


Lat 33 N Ion"- 15 W


Bri"




253


8


19


















SLOOP PEACOCK }


Ap l 9 1814




Rri<r




477


18


120



















f


June 17, 1W14




Bri"




87


o


10




July 5 1814


Oil Floren


Hri




180


4


13




July 5 1814


Off Irish Channel ....


Sloop




88




6




July 5 1814


Off Youn lmll


Erio-




1C5


2


11




July ft 1814


Off Cork


Bri -




140




. 11




Au". 1, 1814








11C




8


2J CVuiw.


Au<*. 2 1814


Off Ennis






C4




5


Sailed again June 4lh, 1814, and
arrived in New York, October


Aug. 3, 1814


Off Tory Island






97




C


29, 1814.


An" 14 1814


OffN Ireland


Bark


\yj|i; 1nl


207




13




An". lf>, 1814


OffN Ireland


Ship


Sir Ed Pellew


307


12


14




Aug. 21,1814
Auf. 23, 1814


Off Cape Ortega!


Brig.

Hritr


Dellona


358
111


6


14




Sept. 2, 1814




Bri.


Dui-k


174





11


I


Oct. 12, 1814


Barbuda, W. I...


Ship.




270


o


17



CAPTURES.



67



Cargo, &c.


Where from.


Bound to.


During the War with Great Britain, from 1812 to 1815.








Sailed from Boston Feb. 18, 1814. Captured April 20, 1811.
Destroyed.

Refusing to licnvc to, was fired into, and was reported to have sunk, with 40
of her crew.

Wss 1st captured by the American Privateer Dolphin; 2d, recaptured by the
/Eo\as frigate; 3d, re-recaptured by the Wasp and sent into Boston
Recaptured by the Poictiers, 74, same day.

Burn 1 12 days out of port.
Burnt G days out of port.
Scuttled G days out of port.
Converted into a cartel.
Scuttled 20 days out.
Was dismasted in the action, afterwards blown up.


Fish
















Ballast


New Castle


Newfoundland..












Sundries
Barley
Fruit, &c


Cork

Limerick
Mogadore
Belfast


Halifax


London

Guadaloupe . . . .


Coffee anil sugar. . . .


Bermuda
Oporto


Cruising


Sweet oil
Barley


Leghorn
Bayonnc
Seville


St. Petersburg . .


Scuttled 30 days out.




Scuttled 22 days out.


Brass cannon


Gibraltar






Sunk with some of her crew, including the wounded.


Barilla and wine
Fish


Lanzarote
Newfoundland. .




Gibraltar.. .....


Burnt 24 days out.
Ordered to the U. S. ; waa formerly the privateer Siro, of Baltimore.

Sent to Savannah, Ga., in charge of Lt. J. B. Nicolson.

Sailed from New York March 12, 18H; touched at St. Mary s, March 29; ar
rived in Savannah, May 4, 1814.


Brandy, wine, & silks






With $118 000




To Bermuda....








St. John s
Buenos Ayres. ..
Liverpool
Bordeaux
Liverpool


Barbadoes


Hides and tallow....
Salt
Grain, brandy, &c.. .
Salt
Wine


Burnt valued at $120,000.
Sunk valued at $10 000




France
Quebec
Dublin


Sunk valued at $40,000; had on board 6 passengers.
Cartel for 38 prisoners ; had on board 3 passengers.
Sunk valued at #32,000.
Sunk valued at 55,000.
Sunk valued at 15 000


Crates, glass, &c....
Crates, glass, &c. . . .
Timber


Glasgow






St. Andrew s .. .
Quebec
Cctte




Burnt valued at 35,000 ; had on board 5 passengers.
Cartel for 50 prisoners ; had on board 2 passengers.
Sunk valued at $100,000.
Sunk valued at $25,000.
Sunk valued at $21,000; had on board 2 passengers.
Sunkvalued at $70,000.


Grcenock


Brandy, wine, &e...
Fish


St John s . ..




Barilla


Forteventura .. .
Pt. Pctrc


Tenerifle


Sugar, codec, &c. . . .


Halifax



68



CAPTURES.



U. S. VESSELS, CRUISE, &c.


Bute.


Position.


Class.


Enemies.


Tons.


Guns.


Men.


SLOOP PEACOCK


June 13, 1815
June 21, 1815
June 29, 1815
June 30, 1815




Ship.
Ship.

Ship.
Brig.








57
C7
37
130


3d Cruise.

Sailed again Jan. 23, 1615, nnd
returned to New York, October
30, 1815.

SLOOP HORNET )
























14






















M r Comdt. James Lawrence. 3

f

2ci Cruise.

M r Comdt. W. Cambridge.

Separated company, and arrived
in New York, March 25, 1813.

3d Cruise.
M r Comdt. James Biddle.

One of the squadron of Commo.
Stephen Dccatur.

BRIG ARGUS f


July 9, 1812
Jan. G, 1813
Feb. 4, 1813
Feb. 24, 1813


Lat. 45 N., long. 23 W.


Brig.
Schr.








23


Ellen






Pern.am.buco


Brig.

Brig.


Resolution





10

20




130








Nov. 13,1814
Jan. 23, 1815
Mar. 23, 1815
June 9, 1815


Sailed f m New London )
Sailed from New York. ^


Ship.
Brig.


William






20
132


PENGUIN




19


Returned to New York














Oct. 12, 1812
Oct. 16, 1812
Oct. 28, 1812
Dec. 2, 1812
Dec. G, 1812
Dec. 17, 1812
May, 1813

June 14, 1613
to
Aug. 14, 1S13


Parted co. with squadron


Ship.
Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brig.
Schr.
Brig.
Brig.
Sloop.
Ship.
Brig.
Schr.
Ship.
Ship.
Sloop.
Brig.
Brig.
Sloop.
Ship.
Brig.
Brig.










M r Comdt. Arthur Sinclair.
Is/ anci 2J Cruise.

Squadron of Commo. J. Rodgers
returning to New York Jan. 2,
1813.

f

3d Cruise.
Lt. & M r Comdt. Wm. H. Allen.

Sailed from N. York May 20,1813;
arrived in L Oricnt, France,
June 12, 1813. Sailed from -J
L Orient June M, and was cap
tured at sea, by the Pelican,
Aug. 14, 1813.




Fly.












Dorothy.














i

260 6


16
11
15
12
4
5


f
























































1


















































Baltic








Bedford









CAPTURES.



69



Cargo, &c.


Where from.


Bound to.


During the war with Great Bri


tain, from 181!) to 1815.


Dry goods & spices. .


Calcutta




Burnt, being previously divested. )

Cartel for 150 prisoners. [ A portion of these crews,
j Lascars and scapoys.

Burnt, after taking out $20,000 in coin. J

East India Co. cruiser, which gave the first news of peace, and which led to
her being released on the following day.

In squadron of Commo. J. Rodgers.




Gin, wine, &c


Calcutta. .......


Eatavia




















A Letter of Marque. .: Cruising

Dry goods.

Codec, fustic, <fcc. . . .1 Rio Maranham ....



Young Wasp.



Wine Madeira ! London



Provisions Limerick

Ballast ! Cork ;


Ballast I Cork

Antigua

Bristol

Bristol

Pool

I Pool



Clay..
Clay..



Slate
Bullocks .



Lime,



Wales

Ireland

Greenock

Barbadoes





"










( Cruising ill search of
\ the Am. privateer


I












Flour


Alexandria. ...




Fish, lumber, &c. . . .


Quebec...., .,..


Jamaica




Brazil ...























Provisions


Limerick





Limerick

Limerick

Bristol



Ordered to the U. S. ; was recaptured.

Ordered to New Castle; sold for 32,675.

Divested of J23,000 in specie, and then burnt.

Sunk immediately after the action, with of her crew and 3 of the Hornet s.

Was subsequently blockaded in New London, and finally escaped to New
York, in November, 1814.



f The President, Commo. Dccalur, sailed Jail. 14; the Peacock

| and Hornet on the 23d, the latter parting company on the

Scuttled. 26th January. During this cruise the Hornet was chased 3

days by the English 74, Cornwallis, and narrowly escaped,

(^ with the loss of her battery, shot, anchors, cables, &c.



An American Ship, with a British license. Ordered to Philadelphia. War)
subsequently examined by H. I!. M. Ships Tartarus and Colobri the
former putting on board 9 American seamen.

Ordered to New Bedford. ~| During the cruise parted company with the squad-
I ron, and was chased , i days and nights by thr.
[ enemy s squadron, and finally escaped, by good
| management, with only the loss of some anchor.;

Ordered to Chesapeake. J and boats.

Burnt. Was formerly the American Pri- ("The American Privateer George

vatecr " King of Rome, 1 of N. York. | Tompkins parted with herguns

Made u cartel, on account of lady passen- 1 to escape from tlie Argus thia

gers. ( cruise, taking her for an enemy.

Recaptured. Late American Privateer. Was prize to the " Lion," Privateer,

Burnt.



Dublin.

13



Liverpool

Liverpool

London

England

Newfoundland. .

Dublin

London



Burnt.

Burnt.

Burnt. A Transport.

Burnt. A Transport, j

Burnt.

Ordered to France. Recaptured.

Burnt. 1

Burnt.



Also 3 other prizes, not named ; two of which were
destroyed, and the third, a Pilot Boat, released.



Cartel.
Burnt.
Burnt.
Burnt.
Burnt.
Burnt.



During this brief and successful cruise, property to the amount of
} $2,500,000 is reported to have been destroyed by this Cruiser,
before she fell into the hands of the enemy.



70



CAPTURES.



U. S. VESSELS, CRUISE, &c.


Date.


Position.


Class.


Enemies.


Tons.


Guns


Men.


RDir; sinPN


Ap l 5, 1813
May, 1814
July 12, 1814














3d Cruise.

M r Comdt. Gco. Parker, and j
Lt. Comdt. N. Nicholson. [




Ship.
Brig.








1G
13


t of Af ic-




























M r Comdt. Johnston Blakely.
Lieuts. Wm. Burrows and E. R.
McCall.

BRIG FNTERPRISF f


An;. 20, 1813
Sept. 5, 1813


Ofl Portsmouth, N. H...
Off Portland, Me


Schr.
Brig.










BOXEIt


182


14


G ;


Jan. 18, 1814
Jan. 20, 1814
Feb. 7, 1814
Feb. 23, 1814

Feb., 1614
Feb. 25, 1814


Lat. 27N., long. 571 W.
Lat. 27 N., long. 57^ W.
Lat.2i;N.,lon.84.iW.
Cape Florida


Brig.
Ship.
Brig.
Schr.

Schr.








10


Lt. Cornd^. James Renshnw,
and
BRIG RATTLESNAKE












Kl
75


Mars





11



M r Comdt. J. 0. Creighton.

Sailed in co. from Portsmouth, 1
Jan. 10, 1814, arrived in Wil
mington, March 9, 1814.

BRIG RATTLESNAKE




















May 2, 1814

June 9, 1814
Juno 22, 1814












Lat. 47 N., long. 8W..
Lat. 42 N., long. 23 W.


Brig.

Brig.
Sloop.








Lt. Comdg. James Renshaw.
Captured at sea, July 11, 1814.

SCHOONER NONSUCH (


















April 9, 1813
April, 1813




Schr.
Schr.






8 ! 41


S l Master James Mork. f
SCHOONER CAROLINA }
















August, 1814




Schr.








7


M r Comdt. J. D. Henley. )

U.S. R. CUTTER VIGILANT. )
Capt. Cahoone. S

A borrowed ^
FISHING SMACK |










Oct. 4, 1813


OfT Newport


Sloop.


Dart Privateer. .





G








July 5, 1813




Sloop.


FWIp




1


13


S l Master John Pcrcival,
with 3G volunteers.

NEW YORK FLOTILLA . . . . (
Capt. J. Lewis. (

NEWPORT Fl OT1I LA








Dec. 30, 1812
Dec., 1812


Oil New York


Ship.
Ship.






1


Off New York .
















May 23, 1814


OlT Newport


Slonp.








U S R CUT JAS MADISON












J813




Snow.
Brig.




G
G






300


Hi


U. S. R. CUTTEIl GALLATIN.








. 1813




Brig.











CAPTURES.



71



Cargo, &c.


Where from.


Bound to.


During the War with Great Britain, from 1812 to 1815.








Sailed from the Belize, under M r Comdt. Joseph Baiubridge, and arrived in
Boston, June 10th.
The Siren (frequently spelled Syrtn) sailed from Boston, Jan. 29th, 1814,
and on the 12th of the following July, was chased 11 hours by the Med-
way, 74, and finally captured, after she had thrown her guns overboard.
Her Captain had previously died at ecu.

Sailed from N. Orleans Jan. 2, 1813 ; touched several times at St. Mary s and
Savannah, and arrived at Portsmouth June 13, 1813; sailed again Aug. 19,
and returned on the 20th, with a prize; sailed again Sept. 1, and arrived in
Portland Sept. 6, with her second prize.
Armed as a Privateer.

Which was subsequently sold. James, the English Historian, says a Mas
ter s Mate and 3 seamen deserted their quarters in this action, and that
some of her officers an l men were absent on shore at the time.
A Spanish vessel, prize to the enemy. Ordered to Wilmington.

A Swedish vessel, prize to the enemy. Ordered to Wilmington.
Burnt.

A New Providence Privateer. Had 2 killed, and 2 wounded, by a broadside,
from the E. Ordered to Wilmington, in charge of Mid. (now Commo.)
J. II. Aulick.
Sent in, in charge of Lieut. Gamble.

Parted company to avoid capture ; when the E. was chased 70 hours by an
English Frigate, and only escaped by starting water, throwing overboard
Guns, Anchors, &.c.

Sailed again ; and on the 31st of May was chased, and narrowly escaped
from a Frigate, after throwing overboard all but her two chase Guns ; with
these continued the cruise, and made the following captures.
Valuable cargo. Burnt. } This Cruiser was finn ly overtaken off Cape Sable,
and captured by the Leander Frigate, and sent
Valuable cargo. Burnt. } into Halifax.

Seized and sold for a breach of the Embargo Laws.

A Privateer. Crew principally blacks; resisted 7 minutes, mid lost 9 men.
Sent into Savannah.
Sent in, and sold.

On the New Orleans station.

Cant. Ross, who was killed, and the vessel carried by boarding, by 3 S l
Mastern of the U. S. N., and 23 volunteers.

Tender to the Pole-tiers, 74. Carried by boarding; her commander, a M r
Mate, killed, and a Midshipman mortally wounded.

Carried into port.
Carried into port.

r> t ( Upon several occasions exchanged shots with vessels of
10 P rt - I the enemy s squadron.

Carried to Savannah.
Carried to Charleston.


























British account





Cruising














Cofl ee


Cape Francis...


St. Thomas ....




Salt


Nassau






















Fish, &c







































































































,. )















Spanish Colors ..







CAPTURES.



U. S. VESSELS CRUISE, &c.


Date.


Position.


Class.


Enemies.


Tons.


Guns.


Men.


GUN BOAT No 10 >


1813




Brig.

Schr.

, Schr.




i








GUN BOAT No r i\ )


June, 1814
Nov., 1814
July 14, 1814

Sept. 9, 1814
Sept. 9, 1814
Jan. C, 1815

Jan. 19, 1815
Jan. 21, 181.->
Jan. 21, 1815
Jan. 21, 1815
Jan. 29, 1815
Jan. 29, 1815

May 14, 1814

Sept. 18, 1814

During the war
with Great
Britain.

Feb. 13, 1815








S l M r Eli Brown. )
GUNBOAT No. 81 )














Lieut. Wm. Bainbriclge. x
GUN BOAT No 88 i




Schr.
Schr.






1


13

35
13
10

140

40
.15


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GUNBOAT No 151 )


Sapelo Bar S C






S l M r Pendleton. )
GUN BOAT No 100








LAUNCH, with 38 men J




Erig.

Schr.
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Bouts.
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4


S l M r Wm. Johnson. S

1
(i BOATS with 50 men


f

Lake Borgne and the
Mississippi.

North Edisto >










Purser T. Shields.

LAUNCH, 3 Barges, and 25 men C
Lt. Lawrence Kearney. (
FORT CASSIN, 4 guns & 100 men ]

Capt. A. W.Thornton, U.S. A. >
and
Lieut. S. Cassin, U. S. N. j

FORT BOWYER, 20 guns and
158 men.
Maj. Lawrence, U. S. A. 5

FLOTILLA, GUN BOATS, &c.,l

On the Charleston and St.
Mary s stations.

Capt. II. G. Campbell.
Capt. J. II. Dent.
&c., &c. J


One




1


Six..








7








1 Otter Creek, Vt., and 1
Lake Champlain.

Mobile Bay


One bomb vessel

and 8 galleys.

J 1










20


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Ship.
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Ship.
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Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
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Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Brig.
Schr.
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Si.hr.
Schr.
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Schr.
Schr.
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n


On the Southern Coast
of the United States,
and in the Bays, In
lets, &c.

Bull s Bay




1

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Eliza




















Alligator








Florida


















1


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Brant



CAPTURES.



Cargo, &c.



Wlierc from.



Bound to.



During the war with Great Britain, from 1812 to 1815.



















































Lt. Palmer, R. N. )




I


M r Mate& Mid n ^






Hon. W. II. Percy, )
R. N.






Cargo of Flour. ... 1




(


$12,000 in specie




i



Condemned and sold in New Orleans. )
Condemned and sold in New Orleans.



Condemned and sold in New Hertford.



Most of these gun boats were

^ commanded by several difter-

ent officers during the war.



Belonging to the enemy s squadron. Or
dered to New Bedford.



Lt. C. L. Baker, R. N. A Tender to the Tenedos frigate. Ordered to Ports
mouth with a recaptured boat.



1 Surrendered, after receiving the 2d shot.



Belonging to enemy s squadron. Also 3 armed boats captured by Midship
man McGowan.

Clothing for the British army, in charge of an officer of the Roynl Navy.
Burnt.



Sailors and soldiers, under Lt. Brydgers, of the R. N. Burnt the schooners
and sunk one boat, two others subsequently escaped with a portion of
their crews. Gave the remaining prisoners to the U. S. Army.



Also a Launch belonging to the former. Were gallantly carried by board
ing, while under the fire of one of ihe enemy s frigates.



Made an attack, and were beaten ofi", with the loss of two boats.



Run ashore and blew up, and many on board killed. II. B. M. ship Carroll
and brig Sophia suffered severely in the attack, which lasted 3 hours ; 4 Ame
ricans were killed and 5 wounded. The enemy s force consisted of 4 ves
sels of war, carrying 96 guns and COO men, besides a mixed land force of
Marines, Indians, and Negroes, with two pieces of artillery, out of which 232
arc reported to have been killed, and the remainder obliged to retire. Upon
a subsequent attack, when both parlies were reinforced, the commanding


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