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197 tons.
51 tons.
62 tons.
15 ton*,


FIERI FACIAS


Capt. J. Bartholomew .
Capt. B. El well, Ac....
Capt. W. Clewley...












FIRE FLY


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CAPTURES. 177



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



Captured by the Colibri, 18, off Cape Sable, August 13, 1812. Enemy s account.
Captured by the Columbia, December 4, 1814. Enemy s account.

The ship Guayana of 8 guns and 15 men sent into Salem.

Divested one of her cargo and gave her to prisoners; one was armed with 3 guns and 24 men.
Roth armed; sent them into Charleston.



Captured by the Crescent off Cape Raw, September 18, 1813 ; was commissioned the July previous with only 5 guns and GO men.
Sent into Wilmington, North Carolina; this cruiser was 272 tons burthen.



Captured by the Barossa frigate at sea, September 29, 1814.

Captured by the Tcnedos Frigate & company at sea, May 25, 1813, on her return from a 4 months cruise to Brazil.



One destroyed, and 1 lost on Cape Cod ; this was one of the largest cruisers of this rig sailing out of Baltimore, being 338 tons.



Captured by the Indien, 18, Bay of Fundy, July 16, 18)2; a ship of the same name, pierced for 18 guns, was destroyed by the enemy in

Buzzard s bay, June 13, 1814.
Commissioned in Philadelphia in February, 1814.

This cruiser was built in the Revolutionary war; one of her prizes was named the "4 sons," another the "4 brothers," and another the
"3 sisters."



Also of 5 guns, 80 men, J. Miller, out of New York, 115 tons; probably same vessel.



178



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U. S. PRIVATEERS.




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Capt. E. Brown, &c...


D. G. and hardware
143 tons.
59 tons.






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Massachusetts












Capt. N. Green


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New York.
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Capt. S. C. Reid




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38 tons.


GLEANER


Capt. N. Lord










GLEANER PACKET




Massachusetts
Baltimore....
Massachusetts










56 tons.
C., Ce., S., R., W., &c..
70 tons.
R. $50 000 . .




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( Copt. R. Moon I

Copt. T. Wellman
Capt. C. Goodrich


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CAPTURES. 179



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1813 TO 1815.



Captured by the Warspite, 74, on the coast of France, May 29, 1813.
Probably the same vessel.

Found dismasted ; burnt.
Sent into Machias.

A vessel of this name, of 8 guns and 2D men, was captured by the British squadron after a chase of 100 miles, April, 1813.

A vessel of this name was captured by the Barbadoes, 16, having been decoyed under her guns, January 11, 1815.

2 of the prizes worth $200,000 each ; burnt 7, ransomed and released 5, recaptured by enemy 2 ; 66 pieces of cannon in one sent to Salem.

One of the brigs burnt by mistake by a French frigate. This, or No. 3, was missing at the close of the war.



Captured by the enemy.

Burnt 6, and made a cartel of one.

Was finally chased on shore, May 2d, 1813, near Bailey s Mistake, and destroyed by the boats of the Rattler, 20.
Passage from France to New York ; sent the prize to France.

Chased a 20 gun ship in shore off Demarara ; Prize brig Tartar was wrecked off Charleston ; destroyed 8, released 2. See Battles.
Cut out the ship Dorcas from Anguilla, W. I., and captured the brig Stag in sight of the English squadron.

Burnt one, released one, and sunk the 3d ; spoken of as a ship, brig, and schooner, under the same and different tonnage.

Destroyed G, one wrecked ; was chased on shore by the Primrose, 18, off Savannah, Aug. 25, 1814, and destroyed, part of the crew escaping.

Was subsequently herself captured by the Leander frigate.

The prize sloop was lost on Cape Cod. A cruiser of this name was captured by the Sophie, 18, in April 24, 1814.

Captured by the Granicus frigate in February, 1815, before she had taken any prize but the ship Mary of G juns.

In company with the Black Joke, of N. York, captured schr. Sully, off Curajoa.

Captured by the Colibri, 18, off Cape Sable, July 23d, 1812, sometimes called the Gleaner packet.

Destroyed 2, had a running fight with prize ship Boyd of 10 guns for 1J hours ; also a 3 hour s action with an Algerine sloop of war.

Was captured by the Emulous, 18, off Cape Sable, July 30, 1812. The E. was soon after lost on Ragged island.
Launched in 48 days after laying the keel.



180



CAPTURES.



U. S. PRIVATEERS.


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Capt. N. Shaler, &c. )
Capt. Murphy, &c....
Capt. N. Green, c....


New York . . .
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GRECIAN


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GROWLER


Capt. N. Lindsay, &e. .
Capt. Geo. Wcems ...


Salem


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CI.,D.G.,W.,&c

G4 tons.
141 tons.
220 tons.


HALCYON


Baltimore ....
Philadelphia. .


HANNAH AND ELIZA....
HANNAH AND ELIZA.. 2.
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HARMONY
HARPY




Massachusetts
Baltimore ....






109 tons.

Bt, Ft., D. G., R., S.,
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Capt. J. Coombs, &c..
Capt. S. Singleton, &c


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42 tons.
83 tor.s.
12 tons.
1">4 tons.
7G tons.
106 tons.


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HERMIT


Capt R. Taber


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Capt. A. Bunows. ...
Capt. M. Woolan ....
Capt. J. Grant




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Philadelphia. .
Baltimore ...


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CAPTURES.



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



One, the Prince Adolphus packet, of 8 guns and 3G men, with the Gov. of Demarara among her passengers, sent to Philadelphia.
Burnt one.



Burnt 14, released 1; was chased by the U. S. brig Argus, which supposing to be an enemy, threw overboard guna to escape.

Burnt 1, lost 1 ; off the Canaries lost her captain in a brush with a sloop of war; one prize had on board 50 men.

Burnt 6, lost 1, re-recaptured 2, ransomed 1, and released 1.

Pierced for 22 guns; captured by the Belle Poulc frigate, April, 1813-

Captured by the Jasseur in Chesapeake bay, May 2d, 1814.

Captured by the Electra, 18, off St. Peter s, after a chase of 6 hours, July 7, 1313.



Captured by the Bulwark off George s shoal, 4 dys out, October 23, 1814.



Destroyed 4, recaptured 1 ; two of the prizes were Transport ships of G guns each ; one was the Pkt. Princess Elizabeth, 8 guns and 38

men; made a feeble resistance; disarmed and ransomed her for $10,000.
Probably the same cruiser.

Destroyed 3, ransomed 2 ; lost her captain in an action with an English sloop of war.

Captured by the Pique frigate off Silver Keys, April 26, 1814 ; was only commissioned the previous montk.
Prize was recaptured and re-recaptured ; see Acton.



The cargo being Indigo from Laguayra; carried into New York.

The cargo of the ship Friendship alone was estimated as per table ; the brig was the packet Little Catharine of G guns. This cruiser was

subsequently captured by the Acasta and Poictiers at sea, December 25, 1812.
Captured after a chase of 4 hours, and the loss of 2 guns, by the Armede and Endymion, at sea, August 15, 1815.

1 ransomed, 1 recaptured, and a prize crew put on board, who carried her into Charleston, S. C. A small vessel of this name, manned by
volunteers, was fitted out in Stonington to capture the British schooner Fox, of 3 guns, a tender to a 74, and commanded by a Lieut,
and was successful.

This cruiser was missing at the close of the war. Same name captured H. B. M. schooner Fox, of 3 guns, and sent her to Stonington.

*

3 armed, and one a packet. See Table of Actions. Was captured by the Poictiers, 74. February, 1813.
Captured by the Barrosa frigate, November 14, 1814. ? if regularly commissioned.

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U. S. PRIVATEEKS.


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Rhode Island.
New York....








45 tons.
One $300,000


HOLKAR


Capt. J. Rowland


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Capt E Boden ......


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Capt. T. Frost
Capt F Thoma 1 ^


Baltimore ....


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Rhode Island.








99 tons.
211 tons.


HUSSAR


Capt. J. Myrrick, &c. .
Capt. F. Jenkins, &c..
Capt. R. Thorndikc... .

Capt. J. Pierce, &c....
Cnpt S. Tucker








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JACOB JONES


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New York... .


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New York....


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161 tons.
153 tons.
N. S., PS..&C.
165 tons.
145 tons.
Bt., R., St., Crates, &c. .


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Capt. J. Downer Salem
Capt S Field ... iVow Yr.rk


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Capt. 0. Champlin ....
Capt. J. Crowninshield.


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New Orleans. .
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CAPTURES. 183



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



The brig Emu, of 10 juns, 25 men, and 49 female convicts. This cruiser was chased on shore off N. London by the Orpheus frigate,
and destroyed after a gallant resistance. The ship Aurora, 12 guns, sent into Newport.

Missing at the close of the war. Commissioned in December, 1613, with G guns and 33 men, under Capt. P. Southcomb.

Divested and released.

Was chased on shore near Cape Henry and bilged, crew escaping, early in the war.

? If not the same cruiser.

Out of a convoy. Was chased, and finally captured by the Phccbe at sea, Dec. 23, 1812, after having thrown overboard 12 of her guns.



Was captured by the Saturn off Sandy Hook, 1st cruise, May 25, 1814, after having thrown overboard 8 of her guns.

One recaptured on our coast, Capt. Oxnard and some of the crew escaping wounded, and the pilot killed. The H. A was chased 3 days
by the Salsette frigate, and was finally captured in the E. I. by the Owen Glendour, May, 1814, after a running fight of 10 hours.

Was chased 27 times; threw overboard all but 4 guns, and was finally captured by the Newcastle at sea, August 9, 1814.

Destroyed June 13, 1814, in Buzzard Bay, by the Superb and Nimrod. British account.

Captured by the Arab, off Cape Sambro, November 3, 1813, and afterwards recaptured and recommissioned.

Chased on Cape Roman Shoals by the Recruit, and lost, November 2, 1813.

Chased on Raccoon Key by the Severn; beat off her boats, and blew up the vessel, escaping to the shore on a raft; 2 men captured in the

surf.
Captured by the Spartan, 38, off Annapolis, July 19, 1812, and sent to Halifax.

Captured by the Armide at sea, August 16, 1814, having thrown overboard 10 of her guns in the chase.
Captured by the Jason at sea. N. B. There is some doubt of there being lico vessels of this name.



In her passage to and from the East Indies. Reported to have sailed with 20 guns and 127 men. Tonnage 555.
One valued at $75,000. Destroyed 3.

The ship Harmony was recaptured by the foreigners among her prize crew; the prize commander thrown overboard, and the vessel car
ried to England.



In a 3 weeks cruise, 3 prizes were released, and one recaptured. One was armed with 10 guns, 1 with 8 guns, and 1 with 4 guns.
2d cruise. Was captured by the Peruvian, 18, February G, 1813.



The ship Ned, of 10 guns and 1C men, sent into Salem.

Ransomed 1, destroyed 1, and converted 1 into a cartel for prisoners.

Lost several men in a rencontre with the privateer Nonsuch, of Baltimore, by mistake. Was subsequently captured by the boats of the
Narcissus, 38, November 25, 1812.



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JUNO ....


Capt. W. Comstock . . .
Capt. J. Almeda, &c. ..


Rhode Island.

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New York....










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Ce., D. G.,S.,and C....


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New York...




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Baltimore ....


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Capt. J. Hewes, &c ...
Capt C. Libby


Baltimore ....


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278 tons ...


LEONIDAS














135 tons.
2CG tons.
Valuable


T FOPAPD


Capt. P. Drinkwater...
Capt. B. Pendleton....
Capt. Pratt, &c...












LEWIS


New London.


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LIBERTY






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Bt., D. G., Turtle, &c...
26 tons.
N. S.,& W. India goods
Valuable


LILLY


Massachu etts






LION


Cnpt. J. Hitch, &c




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Capt. T. Cloutman,c.
Capt. A. Sweet


Baltimore . .. .


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LITTLE ANGELICA


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82 tons.
6 tons.
109 tons.
22 tons.
9 tons.


LITTLE BELT


Capt. D. Sheffield


New York . . .










LITTLE CHARLES


Capt. H. Hunstable...
Capt. T. Freeman
Capt. H. Cumpston...


New York . . .






LITTLE DICK


Massachusetts
Ma achusetts






LIVELY






LIZARD ..








LORAON ...










51 tons.


LOTTERY


Capt. T. Southcomb. . .
Capt. E. Golden










LOUISI ANA


New York . . .










66 tons.


LOVELY CORNELIA
LOVELY LASS




Charleston... .
North Carolina


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Cnpt. J. Smith, U.S.N.


$10,000
25 tons.


LUCY


LUDLOW


Capt. Mudge












Massachusetts










31 tons.


LYNX


1
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Schr. 3
Schr. 6
Schr. 6
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MACDONOUGII ....


Capt. 0. Wilson
Capt. Jas Gill






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150 tons.
B., Bt., F.,Fl.,St.,&c..


MACDONOUGH 2..
MACEDONIAN


New York. . . .








Capt. P. Townsend....


Portsmouth ..


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3


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Capt. D. E!wcll,&c..


Salem........


4


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M.&N*.S.,Ps.,Rice.&c.



CAPTURES. 185



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1815.



Captured by the Nymphe, May 12, 1813. Threw overboard 2 guns in the chase.



One prize was formerly the 0. H. Perry schooner; one, prize ship, was lost on Charleston Bar. This cruiser was missing at the close

of the war.
Was captured by the Wolverine in 1813.

One given up to the prisoners.

Captured the sloop Traveller, cargo of Dry Goods, Wine, &c.; sent her to Machias.

Had a fight with a brig of war; captured 8 vessels out of one fleet, one formerly the Shadow, privateer of Philadelphia; destroyed 4.

In one instance called the "Lcandcr," of Providence.

Destroyed 13, ransomed 3 for $60,000, 1 cast away. Finally captured by the Granicus off C. Spartel, December 2, 1814, after a chase of

11 hours, and loss of one gun. An East Indian valued at $2,000,000 recaptured, first divested of $60,000.
Probably the same vessel as above. By some accounts a vessel of this force and name sailed out of Boston, and was captured.



Prize armed with 8 guns. The cruiser was soon after captured by the Hope Tender, August 13, 1812, and sent into Halifax.

One a privateer of 2 guns and 30 men; 1 sent in worth 60,000; 1 chased on shore and destroyed; 1 ransomed, and 2 given up to prisoners.

Sent into Marblehead, where, according to some accounts, the cruiser belonged.

Destroyed and carried into L Orient, a cargo valued at $400,000; also commissioned out of Massachusetts, and sometimes called "Lt/on."



Captured by the Prometheus, 16, at sea, March 8, 1814.

Captured by 9 boats of the squadron, armed with 200 men, in Chesapeake bay, February 9, 1813; the captain and 18 killed or wounded;
the enemy 6 killed or wounded.

Destroyed 15, and despatched a brig for the U. S., which was subsequently wrecked on the coast of Florida.

Captured by the Circe, May 4, 1813, after a chase of 19 hours, and loss of 4 guns by the privateer, which was 40 days out, and no prizes.

Missing at the close of the war.

Captured by boats of the British squadron in Chesapeake bay, April 3, 1813, with 3 other cruisers.

Sent the prizss to Frances was missing at the close of the war; supposed to have been captured by the Bacchante.

Sunk ship Sir Edward Pellew, of 2 guns and 19 men; destroyed 3, sent in a brig of 12 guns, and 1 of 8 guns; missing at the close of the war.
This cruiser was commissioned in December, 1813; her tonnage 252.

3 armed with from 2 to 14 guns; carried the latter by boarding; a brig of G guns also resisted; transport No. 50 had a cargo valued at
$60,000. Was finally captured by the Spartan, 38| in the Bay of Fundy, August 3, 1812, crew generally escaping to the shore.



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18 tons.
Bt., D. G., F., Flour, Ac.
244 tons.
80 tons.
F.,R.,S., W.,&c
346 tons.
64 tons.


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Capt. Rowland, &c
Capt. J. Young
Capt. A. McCally....
Cpt. J. Bedois, &c....
Capt. J. Taylor


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Cnpt. J. Brooks, &c. 1
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dipt. C. Libby


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Capt. R. Humphreys. .
Capt. J. Sturdevant. ...
Capt. J. Pritchard, &c.
Capt. N. Edgcomb. . . .
Capt. Sicard, &c
Capt. J. P. Chazel
Capt. H. Rantin,&c...
Capt. J. Selby












62 tons.
22 tons.
15 tons.
60 tons.
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Massachusetts
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133 tons.
72 tons.


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Capt. J. Peters


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193 tons.
Bt.,Ft., R., specie
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Capt. J. Stroul, &c....
Capt. G. Fellows


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