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New York....


MORNING STAR


Capt. A. Tucker


MORO


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CAPTURES. 187



DURING THE WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, FROM 1812 TO 1810.



Made cartels of 3, sunk one, and burnt the remainder. Was at sea when peace was ratified. 376 tons burthen.



One under Spanish colors. Burnt one and sent all the others in.



During a cruise of 100 days, in which she only fired 7 shot, and returned with $100,000 on board.

This cruiser was chased 11 times, and finally driven on Rockaway beach by a 74 and frigate, 40 of her crew escaped with J1G,000.

At sea at the close of the war, and supposed to be lost. Commissioned in Dec., 1813, under Capt. T. Holmes, with 4 guns and 14 men.

A cruiser of this name destroyed by the boats of the English squadron off Sandy Hook, March 7, 1814.



Captured by the Heron at sea, July 7, 1814.



All armed, 1 with 12 and another with 10 guns, and both with 17 men each. May 5ih, 1813, while under Copt. Charriol, was captured by
the Sapphire, 18, and company, off the Isle of Vache, and 1 man killed in the chase.

The brig Ranger resisted, and had her captain killed after a short engagement. See Table of Actions.

One a brig of 14 guns, 1 a privateer schooner (Dash) of 5 guns and 40 men; burnt 4. Commission finally revoked by President Madison.

Pierced for 12 guns ; cut out of Little Egg Harbor by the boats of the Nieraon frigate, May 25th, 1814. Enemy s account.

Both ships armed with 12 guns and 25 men each ; captured at sea, May 5, 1813, by the Nymphe, when returning from the English Channel.
One burnt, 1 converted into a cartel, and 1 recaptured, but subsequently given up. The privateer was at sea at the close of the war.
Captured by the Maidstone, 38, in the Bay of Fundy, and burnt, Aug. 1, 1812. Commissioned 12th July previous.



This cruiser was also armed with 4 swivels ; the prize was the brig Resolution.

The brii: Malvinia of 10 guns, after a severe resistance. This privateer, Capt. Hackelt, was finally captured by the Royalist, 18, Sept. 6,
1813, after a chase of 4 days.



Captured by the Decouverte, 12, July, 1812.



188



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263 tons.
145 tons.
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Cant. E. Staples...






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CAPTURES. 189



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



Captured the privateer Joseph and Mary by mistake, killing and wounding several of her crew.



Captured by the Surveilhnte, Jan. 1st, 1813, after a chase of 5 hours and loss of 10 guns, having previously beaten off the cutter Welling
ton of 12 e;uns and f>7 men, after an action of 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Captured by the Emulous, 18, Oct. 19, 1813, in Passamaquoddy Bay.

Returned to port with her prizes. This cruiser was 218 tons burthen, and in some instances is called a schooner.



Captured by the boats of the Nymphe, off Cape Cod, after a chase of 8 hours, Aug. 15, 1813.



The brig was the Europa of 8 guns and 22 men ; was chased by the La Hague, 74, and escaped ; original armament C guns.

Burnt, sunk, and destroyed, in a cruise of 56 days 1812.

Ship Canada, lOgune, 100 soldiers, and 42 horses; 2 captured and 1 wrecked. May 23, 1813, captured on the coast of Ireland by the
Lconidas, after a chase, in which 5 men were wounded out of 85, her crew at the time.

18 prizes were divested of their valuables and destroyed in the West Indies, and one was given up to accommodate prisoners.



Sent 1 to France, ransomed I, and gave 1 to prisoners. Escaped when surrendered by 5 frigates and 1 brig of war.



Captured by the Sophie, in Chesapeake Bay, Dec. 31, 18J3 Enemy s account. Was first commissioned with 5 guns and 41 men.

Captured by the Barbadoes, 1C, off St. Domingo, April 10, 1814, after a chase of GO hours.

Captured by the Statira, 38, off the Bay of Fundy, Aug. 11, 1819. Beat offa sloop of C guns, after killing many of her crew.

Probably the same vessel as the above; had an encounter with the boats of a man-of-war, and beat them off with loss, in 1812.

Lost at sea in 1813; was only 44 tons burthen.

Burnt 1, ransomed 1, and made cartels of 2. This cruiser sailed from Portsmouth in Nov., 1814, and was absent at the close of the war.

Formerly the privateer Liverpool. Captured by the Fantonee, 18, at sea, Oct. 5, 1813.

Captured by the Acasta and company, after a chase of 100 miles. Returned from France, June 17, 1813. A beautiful vessel.

Captured by the Iris, after a chase of 13 hours, with her prize, April 13, 1813.

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Capt. N. Hopkins, &c.


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CAPTURES. 191



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



Destroyed 13, sent some to France. This famous cruiser was finally captured by Sir Geo. Collier s squadron, in Dec., 1814.



Captured by the 3 masted schooner Dominica, 14, after a chase of 10 hours, during which threw overboard all but 4 guns, Sept. 11, 1812.
Captured, after an action of 20 minutes, by the Bream, 10, offShelburne, Aug. 9, 1812.

Cut out of Little Egg Harbor, May 25, 1814, by the enemy their account.

Captured, after considerable loss on both sides, by the boats of the English squadron in Chesapeake Bay, April 3, 1813.

Captured by the Heron, 1813.

One prize a transport ship of 1C guns. Voyage to China, absent 11 months. The Portuguese surrendered one prize to the enemy.

Chased another ship on shore. The prize ship Union of 1G guns, was recaptured and subsequently wrecked ; and the R. was captured, off
Sierre Leone, by the Thais, March 31, 1813.

Burnt the prizes.

One armed with 8 guns ; sent all into Portland. The R. captured by the Maidstone and Spartan, Oct. 17, 1812, after a chase of 11 hours,

and the loss of guns, boats, &c.
Prize ship "Experience," cargo {J250.000 ; prize schooner " Searcher," a privateer of 1 gun and 20 men ; burnt her, and ransomed a brig.

$1,000,000 ; sent most of the prizes into Norway. The R. was finally captured by the Hyperion, at sea, June 3, 1814.



Destroyed by the boats of the Forth, in Little Egg Harbor, Sept. 19, 1814, after a gallant resistance, and loss of 2 killed and 2 wounded.
Captured by the Colibri, 18, off Cape Sable, Aug. 12, 1812. Was commissioned only one month previous.
Destroyed two, and gave one to the prisoners. Was absent at the close of the war.



Sent to New York.

Burnt 2. This cruiser was first commissioned with 8 guns, afterwards with 10, &c.

One recaptured second time ; destroyed 2. Was captured off Cape Henry by the Narcissus, March 29, 1813.

One wrecked, crew and cargo saved. Beat off a sloop of 6 guns, after a severe action of 4 hours, and was soon after captured by a 3 mast
ed schooner, of 17 suns, after a short resistance; had 1 man killed and 3 wounded 1812?
Captured by the Belle Poule, after a chase of 9 hours, May 11, 1813. New, just out of port.

The sloop wrecked on Chingoteague Shoal. The cruiser captured, Dec., 1812, by the Paz schooner of war ; armament and crew very
much reduced at the time.



One H. B. M. packet Windsor Castle, of 10 guns and 32 men, besides 9 passengers. Was at sea at the close of the war.

Threw overboard 4 of her guns in a gale, and afterwards took these prizes, carrying 58 guns and 150 men = $2,000,000. Was finally cap
tured by the Loire frigate, off Long Island, Dec. 10, 1813, after having one mast shot away.



192



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S. AM. COASTER


Capt S Stacy




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71 tons.


Capt. E. Copeland ....
Capt. J. Boyer, &c. . . .
Capt. J. Burch, <fcc. . . .
Capt. G.Gardner, &c..


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New York


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189 tons.
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Capt. G. Moore, &c . . .
Capt. Z. Miller


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Capt. R. Beluche
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CAPTURES. 193



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



Sent the prizes into Southern ports. Was first commissioned with only 3 guns.

With 217 prisoners and 3G98 tons of shipping, a portion of which were sent to Newfoundland in a brig. Burnt 7 of the prizes. See Action.

The King s packet "John Bull," chased on shore on Crooked Island. " This and No. 2 is probably the same cruiser.

Burnt 1. The prize ship Countess of Harcourt was armed with G guns and 90 men, including passengers.



Commission returned.

This prize carried 10 guns, and resisted until 4 of her crew were wounded. The S. A. was captured and carried into New Providence,

October, 1812.
One, a tender to the Dragon, 74, commanded by a lieutenant with 13 men ; sunk both. Was absent at the close of the war.

Several armed and resisted ; 2 wrecked, crew saved ; 2 burnt, 1 sunk, 3 ransomed. The ship Quebec, 1G guns and 52 men, had a cargo
valued at $300,000.

Eurnt 3 ; cut out a brig of IGguns from Demarara; made a tender of a Kingston packet. Was driven high and dry in a gale, at St. Mary s,

September, 1813.
Captured by the Emulous, at sea, Aug. 25, 1812, when only a few days out.

The schooner was wrecked.

A cruise of 12 months in the North Sea ; took 420 prisoners ; sent several of the prizes to Norway. In an action with the T. Ship Mary,
killed their Captain and 2 men, and wounded 3. Absent at the close of the war. By one account a scbr. of same tonnage carried 15 guns.
Reported lost, with all on board. Supposed to have run under.

This cruiser was missing at the close of the war, or had not returned from her cruise.

Commissioned Deo. 17, 1812 tonnage 134.

Was at sea when peace was ratified. Reported to have been captured ofif Madeira, 1815. Was formerly the " William."

The " Loyal Sam," of 10 guns. Jan. 13, 1813, the Siro was captured, after a chase of 12 hours, by the Pelican, and recaptured by the
U. S. Sloop Wasp, Capt. Blakely.

Burnt four, ransomed one, and gave two to the prisoners. The cargo of one prize valued at $500,000. A Capt. O. Burns and N. Gra
ham also commanded this cruiser.

Captured by three British Frigates, Dec. 12, 1812, after being completely riddled by their shot.



Three were released, being of little value coast of Portugal. Cruiser afterwards altered to a Brig, of 5 guns. ?

Lost one man in an action with the Ship Aim well, of 18 guns and 51 men, which she drove on shore oft" Surinam, after a resistance of 3 hours.



This cruiser was several times commissioned, with different armaments her burthen 1G9 tons.
Commissioned Aug. 31, 1812 55 tons.

Ship Jane, of 20 guns sent into New Orleans.
This cruiser was only 15 tons burthen.
Captured by the Superb, off Bellisle, Feb. 9, 1813.



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Capt. E. Veazy, &c.
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Portsmouth .


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Capt. A. Hooper
Capt. R. Evans, &c ...
Capt. Chas. Johnson.
Capt. G. McKay. ....




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Gloucester ..
New York..


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187 tons.
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CAPTURES. 195



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



Destroyed 14 ; dismasted 1 ; wrecked 1. This cruiser was also wrecked on our coast just after the war, and 15 of her crew drowned.
Captured by the enemy s boats in York River, June 12, 1813 ; had five wounded. The enemy lost 3 killed and G wounded.



While in company with the Holkar, of Machias.

Captured by the Elephant, at sea, Dec. 28, 1812, only 12 days out. Was chased 11 hours, and threw overboard 10 guns.

Captured by the boats of the squadron, March 9, 1813.

Chased one on shore, and was herself chased on shore by the enemy, off the Delaware, Nov. 16, 1814, attacked, set fire to, and deserted.

Commissioned Jan. 11, 1813, and sent with despatches to the northwest coast.

Chased on shore by the Dragon, 74, near Cape Henry, and burnt, Jan., 1814. By the enemy s account she mounted 18 guns at the time.

Sent all but one in. This cruiser was finally captured by the Domingo, 74, and burnt, in December, 1812.



One ship of 12 guns, and two of 14 each, with 25 and 30 men. When six days out, Sept. 29, 1813, off Cape North, was captured by the

Nymphe, after a 34 hours chase, and loss of 8 guns.
Captured by the English squadron, when three weeks out, on her first cruise, Oct. 31, 1812.

Captured by the Magicienne, off St. Mary s, Jan. 18, 1813, after a chase of nine hours.



All armed. The Ship Braganza, of 12 guns, resisted 55 minutes see, also, Action. April 27, 1813, was captured by the Lyra and com
pany armament having been reduced to 6 guns and 36 men.



Evidently the same vessel as the " Transit," above.

And 270 prisoners, in a cruise of 37 days, on the coast of Ireland and Scotland. Landed nnd took several places, and burnt seven other

vessels. This cruiser was fitted out at Brest. Was finally captured and carried into Gibraltar.
Burnt one, and released one with prisoners. Was six times chased by men-of-war of the enemy, and at one time surrounded.

Burnt the Sloop Venus, of Jamaica.

The Privateer Retaliation, of 5 guns and 20 men, taken by surprise by this vessel, fitted out for the express purpose, and not commissioned.



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203 tons.
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