Sunday, June 23, 2013

An Early Sea Battle

File:File-HMS Belvidera (1809) and USS President (1800).jpg

On June 23, 1812, there was a sea battle when the HMS Belvidera encountered the U.S. Navy's USS President, USS Congress and the USS United States.

A contemporary newspaper account can be found here.

1 comment:

Dorene from Ohio said...

You are so terrific at finding these historic gems!