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officer capitulated, and the Fort continued in the possession of the enemy
until the close of the war.



These prizes were captured on or near the Coast, and generally carried into
the nearest ports for condemnation and sale. The particulars of their cap
ture, &c., I have not been able to find.

Two of the brigs are reported to have been captured by S l Master Foster, in
Gun Boat No. C2.



Tender to the Severn, in charge of a M r mate and Mid n ; afterwards lost.



74



CAPTURES.



U. S. VESSELS, &c.


Date.


Position. Class.


Enemies.


Tons.


Guns.


Men.


SaUADRON [

on
LAKE ONTARIO,
Comma. Isaac Chauncey,&c.


Nov. 10, 1812
Nov. 10, 1812
Nov. 10, 1812
April 27, 1813










Off Kin^s on Schr












Whitin"




4
14




York U C Cri" 1








Schr








June 1G, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct. 5, 1813
Oct C 1813






21

1 1

s

c. )

J I
18G


Lt. W. Chaiinccy.

x


Off F ll^c Ducks Schr




^ f
S

fco-

J^i


Off False Ducks . . . Schr.




Off F Use Ducks Schr




Off False Ducks Cutter.




MV Comdt. M. T. Woolscy.


Ofi Fahe Ducks Sloop




Off False Ducks Sloop




|


Off False Ducks . . Schr






M r Ccinult. M. T. Woolscy.
M. Cornell. Woolscy & ISO sailors
Major Appling and 130 Riflemen.


May 30, 18 M
May 30, 1814
June 1!), 1814
June 28, 1814
Aug. 5, 1814








fi












1
14
1G


18


















M r Comdt. J. D. Elliott.
LAKF ERIF (










Oct. 8, 1812
Oct. 8, 1812

Nov. 23, 1812
1813






G




56
12


Lt. J. D. Elliott. (
In boats, Lt. Samuel Angus, 10 )






Niagara. * Fort.
Schr.









LAKE HURON 1
and
LAKE SUPERIOR.












July 20, 1814
to
Sept., 1814


(OffSt Joseph s Schr


Mink












100














Lake Superior ^ Fort


St. Mary s )





......





Cnpt. Arthur Sinclair.

Assisted by Lieut. Daniel Turner
in boats. J


Nautuuwassauga.. ! Schr.
^ Nautauwassauga Fort






3




4









BAEBABY POWERS.



U. S. VESSELS, &c.


Class.


Guns.


Commanded by


Class.


Enemies.


Guns.


Men.


Position.


Date.


GUERRIERE


Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
Brig.
Bri K .
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.


44
41
38
3G
18
18
11
14
13
U


Commo. S. Decalur
M r Comdt. W. Lewis...
Capt. J;icoh Jones.
Capt. Chas. Gordon.
M. Comdt. J. D. Elliott.
M. Conidt. John Downen.
Lt. T. Gamble.
Lt. J. U. Nicholson.
Lt. A. J. Dallas.
Lt. W. Chauncey.


Ship.
Brig.

I!<
Fri
and
lo.st
one (
A


ALOERINI.

Mahoiida. . .
Esledio ....


4G
22


4:iG
180


Rnis Ilammida. . . .
( OffCape DeGatt *
\ &Palos J


June 17, 1815
June 19, 1815


GUERRIERE


MACEDONIAN ....
CONSTELLATION.
ONTARIO


th of the above captures were made by the Guerriere. The
ite resisted 2. r > minutes, during which her loss was 30 killed
many morn wounded, including her Admiral. The Guerriere
"> killed and 34 wounded, many of the latter by the bunting of
f her guns,
joat from the Brig was sunk in attempting to escape to the shore.


EPERVIFR


SPARK


FLAMBEAU


SPITFIRE


TORCH





CAPTURES.



75



Captain, Cargo, &c.



Durin"; the War with Great Britain from 1813 to 1815.



Burnt by Lt. McPherson in the Schooner Hamilton, ")
Carried into Sacket s Harbor by Lt. Mix of the Growler.
Carried into Socket s I larbor by Lt. Mix of the Growler.
And a vessel pierced for 20 guns, on the stocks, burnt.



and a Lieut.



Capt. Brock, brother
of Gcnl. Brock, 01
board



Afterwards the U. S. Schooner Scourge.
Ammunition, &.c., carried into Sacket s Harbor.

) These were formerly the U. S. Sehooncis "Julia" and
\ "Growler."

Prisoners, including Army and Navy officers.

C One, Gun Boat also captured by Caplain Morgan s
Ritle company, that had been driven on shore in a
I storm.



Capt. Popliam, R. N.. } Resisted about 10 minutes during which they lost 14

Capt. Spilsbury, R. N. 1 *> killcl1 and " s wounded.

Capt. II. Landon, R. N. Scuttled, i n. ( now Commo.) Gregory was promoted

Burnt. ) for his gallantry in this expedition.

Was chased on shore and burnt.



The Squadron also assisted the Army under Genl.
Dearborn in taking York, U. ( ., on the SJ7th of
April, 1813, losing 2 midshipmen and 15 killed and
wounded.

While the army lost in killed and wounded 269, includ
ing among the latter Brig. Gcnl. Zcbulon 1 ike.

Likewise, in taking Fort George on the 27ih of May,
18K!, where the American loss was 17 killed and 45
wounded.

Also, in attacking York the 2d time, July 30th, and
destroying 11 boats.

Had several running engagements with the British
Squadron under Sir James Yco, (see table page,)
whose force at, the close of the war was as follows :

Ship St. Lawrence, 74, Commo. Sir. James Yeo.

Ship Prince Regent, 58, Capt. O Conncr.

Ship Princess Charlotte, 42, Capt. Mulcastcr.

Ship Montreal, 24, Capt. Downie, late "Wolf."

Ship Niagara, 22, Capt. Popliam, late "Royal Geo."

Brig Star, 14, Capt. Clover, "Melville."

Schooner Magnet, 1C, Lt. Dubbs, late "Sidney Smith."

Schooner Netley, 14, Lt. Owens, late Beresibrd.

Decides several anncd Barges and Boats.



I



Lt. King, &c.



And 30 American prisoners.
And 10 American prisoners.

Ac



Valuable cargo.



Late U. S. Brig "Adams." Lt. Elliott was assisted in cutting out these vessels
by S l Master Watts, and by Captain Towson, U. S. A., with 50 soldiers, and
lost only 1 killed and 4 wounded in boarding. The D. was finally burnt.

^companying a detachment of the Army under Lt. Col. Bocrstler and Capt. King of about 350 men, captured
the Fort, burnt the Barracks, and sustained a loss of about 30 killed and wounded, besides CO prisoners; among
the wounded were 8 sea officers out of the 12 engaged.
Frozen up opposite to Eric, and captured by the people from shore.



Flour, &,c

Provisions Bilged and burnt.

Furs, &c

Fuis, &c Burnt.



Furs, &c.



Burnt.



Indian goods Burnt.

Blew up the Fort the latter lost in a ;



ile.



This expedition was accompanied by a detachment of the Army
under Col. Croghan, Major Holmes, and Capt. Vanhorn. The
two latter were killed in the Fort Michilimackinack August 4th,
1814, where the enemy was very strongly fortified, and assisted
by u large body of Indians.

} These, prizes were principally Hudson Bay company s property,
and the two last named were in charge of Lt. YVorsley of the
) British Navy.



BARBARY POWERS.



REMARKS.



Our treaty stipulations with these powers having been disregarded for many years, war was finally declared by the United States
against Algiers, March 3d, 1815, and the Squadron here named was despatched to the Mediterranean under Commo. Decatur.

When the foregoing captures followed, and negotiations ensued, resulting in a Trealy of Peace with the Dey of Algiers June 30, 1815,
and with the Bey of Tunis July 31, 1815, and with the Bushaw of Tripoli August 9, 1815.

When the ubovc prizes were given up, all prisoners released on both sides, the Bey of Tunis made to pay $1G,000, ^nd the Bashaw of
Tripoli made to pay $25,000, to the United Slates.

Commo. Decatur despatched the Epcrvier, Lt. J. T. Shnhriek, to the United States with the liberated captives, and M r Comdt. Lewis
as bearer of the above mentioned treaties. She sailed July 10, 1815, passed the Rock of Gibraltar on ihe 14th, and was reported to have
been seen on the 8th of August in Latitude 3 J.4 N., and Longitude 61. 18 W., just previous to a heavy gale; since which nothing has
been heard of her.



76



CAPTURES OF



II. S. VESSELS.


w
e3

O


m

a

3

C3


Commanded by


Dale.


Position.


Pirates.


VESUVIUS


Kctcli.
Boats.
Coats.
1G3
162
1C2
162
162

Schr.
Sclir.
5
23
65
156
163
163


11

5
5
5
5
5

14

1
5
5
5
5
5
3
1
G
C
12
12
18
12
12
12
12
1
12
12
2

,

12
12

12

18
18


Lt B F Reed


Feb. 1810
Feb. 1810
Feb. 1810
Aug. 7, 1811
Aug. 10, 1811
Sept. 7, 1811
Sept. 7, 1S11
Sept. 7, 1811
Sept. 11, 1814
Sept. 1C, 1814
Sept. 16, 1814
Sept. 23, 1814
Sept. 24, 1814


Off the Mississippi river




VESUVIUS
VESUVIUS
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..

CAROLINA


Mid nF. H. Gregory
Mid n F. II. Gregory....
Mid n F. II. Gregory....
Mid n F. H. Gregory. . . .
Mid n F. II. Gregory....
Mid n F. II. Gregory. . . .
Mid n F. II. Gregory....
Commo. D. T. Patterson .
Cant R Henley ....




OITthc Mississippi river
Off the Mississippi river
O.TPcnsacola
OffMobilc
Off Isle of Brassa
W. of Barataria
W. of Barataria




La Franchise
Santa Maria
La Sophie
La Vengeance
La Divina Pastora


} Arrived at the Island C
5 of Barataria (
Sailed from Burataria . .

Arrived at SW. Pass...






SEA MORSE






GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
GUN BOAT No..
LAUNCH


S IM.J. D. Ferris
Act 1 ^ Lt. I. McKccvcr...








Lt.T. Ap. C. Jones


Oct. 1, 1814


^
Arrived at New Or
leans with the prizes


) One schooner escaped
on the night of thc-j
) 23d of September.

I
Two schooners and. . , .2.
1


SM M Gco Ulrick .








LYNX


Schr.
Schr.

Brig.
Brig.
Ship.
Schr.
Cri S .
Schr.
Brig.
158
Brig.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.

Schr.
Ship.
Ship.




1

Oct. 24, 1819
Nov. 5, 1819
Oct. 1C, 1821
Oct. 1C, 1821
Oct. 29, 1821
Nov. 8, 1821
Dec. 21, 1821
Jan. 7, 1822
Jan. 7, 1822
Mar. 7, 1822
Mar. 8, 1822
April 30, 1822
May 1, 1822
May 1, 1822
May 1, 1822
June, 1822
June, 1822
Aug. 1C, 1822
Sept. 28, 1822
to" 30, 1822


LYNX.






ENTERPRISE
ENTERPRISE.


Lt. L. Kearney




\




i


HORNET


Cant R Ilcnlcy .






PORPOISE
ENTERPRISE
PORPOISE


Lt. J. Ramage
Lt. L. Kearney




i




j


Off Cuba


Vessels 6.
\ Dutch


SPARK

REVENGE GUN BOAT
ENTERPRISE


Capt. J. II. Elton
Lt. G. W. Hamcrsly




j






ALLIGATOR


Lt. W. W. McKcan
Lt II F Stockton


Windward Islands, W.I.
Su-ar Key W I




JANE, (chartered,) and 1
(ill men from the AL- )
LlGATOR&QRAM-i
PUS


I


Lt R F Stockton




1








I
SHARK

GRAMPUS


Lt. M. C. Terry








i






PEACOCK








PEACOCK






89 bogs of coffee











PIRATICAL VESSELS.



77



o







From 1810 to 1825.



ab t
100



40



Manned principally by Frenchmen who had been expelled from the Island of Cuba by the Spanish Government. Sent
into New Orjcans and condemned.

Slaves on board. Under English colors. Sent into New Orleans.
Engaged and crippled in the night. Formerly a French Privateer.
Sent her into New Orleans.

The Pirates escaped to the main land after setting fire to the two schooners. The ship had on board a valuable car
go ; was dismasted. Sent her to New Orleans.



Schr.
Schr. 1

rig. i (_, This expedition was accompanied by Col. Ross, with 70 men of the 44th Infantry, who landed and burnt the town,
$ ) consisting of some 40 thatched houses. The Carolina was obliged to anchor outside of the bar. Nos. 23 and

Felu a 15G grounded on the inside, and the remaining force advanced to attack the piratical force afloat, which was drawn

up in the order of battle. Upon a near. approach they set fire to two of their schooners, took to their boats and
Schr. J ] fled in all directions, so that only their second in command, "Dominique," and a few others, were taken prisoners.

Subsequently their leader, " Jean Lafitte," , with many of his band, surrendered himself to Gen. Jackson, and
finally assisted in the defence of New Orleans.* (See note at the bottom of poge 78-)

Boats., The boats were taken in the river Subine, by Master King. They were in command of the noted pirate, Brown, who

was soon after hung by Lafitte.
Boats. Belonging to Lafitte s squadron, with whom Lt. M. communicated at Galvcston.

Scbn.l. ... ^ While in the act of robbing the American ship Lucies, Brig Aristides, and English Brig Larch. The noted pirate

> 100 Gibbs escaped with his armed schooner to the shore, and finally burnt her. Burnt two, and sent the remainder to
Sloop , ... ) Charleston, South Carolina, where they were condemned.

Schr Sent into Norfolk and condemned.



Boat. Laden with goods. Crew escaped on shore. Destroyed the boat.

Schr 25 Crew escaped. Vessel, of about 35 tons, burnt.

, All but 3 men of their crew escaped. Lp.nded and destroyed their depot, and burnt five of the prizes.

Sloop . . 7 Prize erew. Sent into Charleston.

i
Barge. i i Crew escaped.

| I

Barge.!..,. Crew escaped. Destroyed the boats.

Schr. 5j 30 I A Columbian privateer in possession of her crew. Sent her to the United Slates,

Schr. 8 1 o f; Boarded and burnt by acting Sailing Master Barney.

22
Schr. ... .1 ^ - I j With a full cargo taken from the English Brig Cherub, which latter was released.

I J3

Schr. ...,!J a [ Chased on shore, the pirates escaping.

Schr -\\

( The Shark and Grampus in company. Took 3 prisoners and sent the vessels to the United States.
Sehr ,. ^

Brig. 9 gg Formerly the "Panchela." Resisted about 4 minutes, during which time she lost one man killed, with G wounded,
and was near being sunk. Had previously fired into the Porpoise. Sent to Charleston.

1 ) j Crewa of 4 escaped. Burnt two, sent two to New Orleans, and restored a 5th to the original owner, Destroyed their
C | town at Honda Bay, where they had burnt a vessel to prevent her falling into our hands,



u



78



CAPTURES OF



U. S. VESSELS.



o


05
B

o


Commanded by


Date. Position.


Pirates.


ATT in A TOR Schr


12

fia

I,

1 12

18
12
3
3

3

O

12

12
3

10
35
10

10




1822 West Indies




ALLIGATOR *j
ALLIGATOR.. . ? i &


Lt Wm. H. Allen


Nov. 9, 1822 N. side of Cuba
Nov. 9, 1822 N. side of Cuba
Nov. 9, 1822 i N. side of Cuba


1 American ship 1 .
2 American brigs 1 .
2 American schooners. .1.

Late pilot of Norfolk.. . <


and
Lt J M Dale


ATT in A TOT?


GALLINIPPER Barge.
MUSaUITO Barge.
PEACOCK Ship.


Lt. C. K. Stribling
Lt. J. Kelly


Api-ilS, 1823 N. side of Cuba, near )
April 8 1823 Havana ^




GRAMPUS Schr.




May 22, 1823 Near Campcachy


2 Vessels


FERRET Schr.


Lt. T. M. Newell






FERRET Schr.


Lt. T. M. Newell






GALLINIPPER Barge.
MUSQ.UITO Barge.
GREYHOUND Schr.


Lt. W. II. Watson








July, 1823 Near Port Hicacos


And 1..




July 21, 1623 Near Cape Cruz


/ Buint a town and took 8

Gallogo Segunda
1 Launch


DEAGLE Schr.




July 22, 1823 Island of Cuba


WEASEL Schr.




Aug. 3, 1823 Colorados T ...
Aug. 1824 Off Havana
Oct. 20, 1824 Near Matanzis


TERRIER Schr.




PORPOISE Schr.


Lt. C. W. Skinner


PORPOISE Boats.




Oct. 20, 1824 Sigaumpa Bay


3 boats


GRAMPUS Schr.
BEAGLE Schr


Lt. J. D. Sloat
Lt Chas. T Platt


Nov. 14, 1824 Island of Porto Rico. . .
Nov 14 1824 West Indies ..


( Town of Foxardo and S


A PRIZE Sloop


Lt. G. J. Pendergraat. . . .




I


PORPOISE Schr.
PORPOISE 4.. Boats


Oct 1C, 1827 Mediterranean




Lt. L. M. GoUlsborough .
Comdr. T. R. Gcilncy.. ..

Lt. L. M. Goldsborough .


Carr & Manning. Off Island of Andros...
Au-. 2G, 1839 Off New London


with a


WASHINGTON Brig-.




ENTERPRISE Schr.


Sept. 1840 Uahia Brazil


Malck Adhel









These embrace a few more captures than I find any where upon record, but perhaps not all. Independently of which may be added a
number of places that have been taken in the South Seas, East Indies, and elsewhere, at different periods by our men of war, in self de
fence, or to punish lawless aggressions, in which either Pirates or Savages have generally been the principal sufferers. If to these are ad
ded the captures which have at various times been made of vessels employed in the slave trade, (which by our law is declared piracy,) it
will be seen that our small Navy has, in peace as well as war, performed valuable services, and is entitled to all the gratitude that the coun
try has bestowed upon it.

* The piratical band subject to the control of the notorious pirate, Jean Lafittc, was supposed to have numbered about 1000 men, with,
some 16 vessels.

In lal3,Gov. Claibornc offered a reward of $5,000 for Lafiltc s head, which the Rover responded to by offering $50,000 for thatoftho
Governor.

Both the Americans and English were repulsed in their first attacks upon them at theii rendezvous on Barataria Island, before their fltlal
defeat and dispersion by the force nnder Commodore Patterson.

Capt. W. H. Percy, of II. B. M. ship Hermes, and Lt. Col. Ed. Nicholls, commanding H. B. M. forces in Florida, had addressed
letters to Lafitte in August, 1814, urging him to place himself under the protection of Great Britain, offering him a free pardon, the rank of
captain in the English service, and land for himself and followers at the conclusion of the war, but all to no effect. He and his companions
preferred assisting the United States against Great Britain in the battle that soon after followed at New Orleans, and it was in consideration



PIRATICAL VESSELS.



-39



From 1822 to 1840.



. . . . A Portuguese ship. Sent to Boston.
30 90 tons.



I After an obstinate resistance, in which Lt. Allen and three men were killed, and 3 wounded. The pirates
35 80 tons. V lost 14 killed, besides several drowned in their attempts to escape, dipt. Freeman, of the Marines, took

I the prices to Charleston.
CO 60 tons. J



Ship.)....
Schr. G
Schr. 5
Schr. 3

( Chased on shore near Havana, after a running fight, in which she lost several of her crew killed and wounded. All
l but one of the remainder escaped to the shore.

Barge. 1 Chased on shore. Crew escaped. Made some resistance.

.... Chased one on shore. Crew escaped. Gave one up to the authorities.
. . . . Found eunk in a lagoon. Raised and brought them off.

5 On the west side of Cuba. Found hid in the Mangroves.

| j

f rn Commanded by the celebrated Pirate "Diabolcto," who lost about one-third of his crew in a running fight. Others
j ( jumped overboard and were drowned, and the remainder taken prisoners.

Boats. 3 A party under Lt. D. G. Farragut landed and attacked the pirates in the rear, while the schooners bombarded in front.

They soon abandoned their strong position, and all but 2 succeeded in escaping.



Schr. 1 32 Surrendered, after exchanging a few shots. Proving Spanish, was afterwards given up.
8

1 Chased on shore. Crew escaped. Manned the prize.

3

4 The whole under the command of Commo. Porter, who landed wiih Lieuts. Stribling and Pendergrast, spiked the gun

of the fort, and demanded and received reparation for past insults.



1



Sloop

Boats .

Sehr.:



Brig. 4



16 ] After a running fight of 40 minutes, during which the pirates lost several killed. The remainder escaping to the shore,

where they were taken prisoners by the Spaniards.

C I Lt. Goldsborough and party. Carried the Brig by boarding. Drove the pirates into their boats, and finally to the
250 shore, keeping up a running fire, which produced great slaughter among them, they having afterwards acknow

ledged a loss often killed, while the attacking party sustained but trifling loss.



5G



30



2 Whites and 54 blacks were in possession, having murdered the captain and 3 of the crew, who were Spaniards.
Carried into West Tenden, and finally given up to the original owners. Supposed to have been the same party
that had previously gained some advantages over an armed English force, and that had finally boarded and cap
tured an Austrian Brig of war of 10 guns.

With a valuable cargo, end sent to Baltimore. Condemned and sold for $7,650.



of their fidelity and courage on that occasion, that they were honorably noticed by General Jackson, and received a full pardon from Pre
sident Madison on the 6th of February following.

About 3 years subsequently to the battle of New Orleans, Lafittc turned pirate again, making Galveaton Island, on the coast of Texas,
his rendezvous, and the Gulf of Mexico the scene of his operations. Soon ufter he was overtaken by a severe gale, and many of his vessels
foundered. One was wrecked on our coast, and another, (a schooner of 2 guns and 50 mtn, commanded by one of his accomplices by the
name of Lafage, with a prize in company,) was captured by the U. S. Revenue Cutter Alabama, after a sharp resistance, and carried into
Bayo St. John, where the survivors were tried, condemned, and executed.

Lafitte, who had heretofore warred principally against the Spanish flag, became exasperated by these reverses, and concentrating his
energies for a final struggle, next put to sea in 1821, in the "Pride," a large Brigantine, armed with IGguns, and manned with 116 men, to
war against the world.

One account states that, a few days subsequently he encountered an English sloop of war; a desperate action ensued, in which it was
reported .hat both Commanders were killed, and only 16 left alive on board of the Pirate, which was finally carried by boarding, and after
wards taken to Jamaica, where the remaining 16 were tried, condemned, and 10 of Ihcm executed, and the remaining G pardoned. This
was probably one of his accomplices; f >r from another more recent, and apparently authentic account, it appears that after having aband
oned his rendezvous at Gulvcston early in 1821, agreeably to the desire of our Government, (as expressed through its agent, Lt. L. Kear
ney, in the U. S. Brig Enterprise,) he shifted his cruising ground to the southern coast of the Gulf, made the Island of Margarita, near the
Oronoco, a place of rendezvous, and finully ended his days in Sisal, Yucatan, in 1826.



CAPTURES DURING THE WAR WITH



Date.


Class.


U. S. Vessels. Guns.


Commanded by Prize Vessels.


Class.


August 9, 1846
August 10, 1816
Sept. 2, 184G
Sept. 3, 1846
Sept. G, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 184G
Sept. 14, 184G
Sept. 14, 1846
Sept. 14, 1846
October 1, 1846
October 1, 184G
October 2, 1846
October 4, 1846 j
October 4, 184G
October 7, 1846
October, 184G
March 11, 1847
March 22, 1847
March 22, 1847
March 22, 1847
April 7, 1847
May 16, 1847
May 16, 1847
Sept. 30, 1847
October 10, 1847
October 29, 1847
Feb.toAp 1,1848
1848
January 12, 1848
January 30, 1848
1848
1848


1
[Ship.

J

Ship.

[Ship.

Ship.
Ship.
Ship.
S. Ship.
Ship.

( Ship.
Ship,
(ship.

Ship.
S. Ship
S. Ship


CYANE


20
20

20

20
20
7-1
fi
20

54j
16

20

"I

6

G
\


Comdr. S. F. Dupont. .. . Mexican .
Comdr J B Hull .. Mexican




Brigt.

Brig.
Sloop.
Brigt.
Brig.
Sloop.
Schr.
Brigt.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Brigt.
Brigt. i
Schr.
Schr.
Schr.
Sloop.
Sloop.
Brig.




| golita


WARREN




Malek Adhel


CYANE


Comtlr. S. F. Dupont. . . . Mexican .

Comdr. J. B. Montgomery Mexican .
Comdr. J. B. Hull 1










Eliza




Julia






PORTSMOUTH










Alcrto




I ..




Schr.
Schr.

Ship.
Ship.
Launch
Schr.
Brigt.
Schr.


WARREN


William


COLUMBUS


Capt. T. W. Wyman . } British . . .
Lt C C Turner . . .


ERIE




PORTSMOUTH


Comdr. J. B. Montgomery American

Commo. W. B. Shubrick. }
\ Mexican
Capt. E. A. F. Lavallettc. S

Comdr. T. 0. Selfiidge.. . Mexican .

( Chilian..
Comdr. J. B. Montgomery <
( Mexican

Corn,!,- TO. Setfridge & ) M s


INDEPENDENCE






D<YLE


Magdalen
Argo


PORTSMOUTH


DALE




SOUTHAMPTON


Lt. L. M. \ard J




LEXINGTON


Lt.T. Baily Mexican.


Town of San Bias, & 2 Schrs.
Town of Cochori, & 1 Boat.

Town of Cochoii, & 1 | Boat.


Boats of the Dale


F. Sianly $

Commo. T. Ap C. Jones. )

[ Mexican
Comdr. C. K. Stvibling.. )


(Ship.


OHIO


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Mite. In all of the above captures and skirmishes there worn but few lives sacrificed ; Passed Mid n T. Mc.Lanahan, who was killed
at San Jose, L. C., being the only officer. Comilr. T. O. Selfri.lt;", L 1 . S. C. Rownn, G. L. S.;!den, II. A. Wise, and Passed Mid n W.
D. Austin, and Lt. A. II. Gillespic, M. C , wcru among the wounded ; and Passed Mid n Duncan and Warlny were amonjr tiie few prison
ers captured by the enemy j these officei.s were subsequently rescued liy a company of the New York volunteer^, under Capt. Stcelc and
Lt. Halleck, U. S. Engineers, before the war ended.



MEXICO, IN 1846, 1847, AND 1848.



IN THE PACIFIC,
By the squadrons under the command of Commas. J. D. Sloat, R. F. Stockton, James Biddle, Wm. B. Shubrick, and T. Ap C. Jones.



Harbor of San Diego.

Off San Diego.

Off San Bias.

Off San Bias.

At Mazatlan ; taken into the service, and subsequently sold for $4,525.


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