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Capture Of USS President
EAST COAST * Chesapeake Bay * Alexandria * Baltimore * Hampden * Fort Peter -------------------------GREAT LAKES / SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER * Lake Ontario * 1st Sacket\'s Harbor * York * Fort George * 2nd Sacket\'s Harbor * Lake Erie * Fort Oswego * Lake Huron * Lake Champlain -------------------------WEST INDIES / GULF COAST * La Guaira * 1st Fort Bowyer * Action of 13 December 1814 * Lake Borgne * New Orleans * Fort St. Philip * 2nd Fort Bowyer -------------------------PACIFIC OCEAN * James Island * Charles Island * Nuku Hiva * Downes Expedition * Porter Expedition * Typee Valley * Valparaiso (Capture of USS Essex) * Seringapatam Mutiny * Action of 9 May 1814 POST-TREATY RATIFICATION BATTLES OF THE WAR OF 1812 HMS Cyane and HMS Levant · HMS Penguin · EIC Nautilus The CAPTURE OF USS PRESIDENT was one of many actions fought at the end of the War of 1812
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Royal Navy
The ROYAL NAVY (RN) is the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
's naval warfare force . Although warships were used by the English kings from the early medieval period, the first major maritime engagements were fought in the Hundred Years War
Hundred Years War
against the Kingdom of France
Kingdom of France
. The modern Royal Navy
Navy
traces its origins to the early 16th century; the oldest of the UK's armed services, it is known as the SENIOR SERVICE. From the middle decades of the 17th century, and through the 18th century, the Royal Navy
Navy
vied with the Dutch Navy
Navy
and later with the French Navy
Navy
for maritime supremacy. From the mid 18th century, it was the world's most powerful navy until surpassed by the United States Navy
Navy
during the Second World War
Second World War

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Royal Marines
The CORPS OF ROYAL MARINES (RM) is the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
's amphibious light infantry force, forming part of the Naval Service , along with the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
. The Royal Marines
Marines
were formed in 1755 as the Royal Navy's infantry troops . However, the marines can trace their origins back to the formation of the English Army 's "Duke of York and Albany's maritime regiment of Foot" at the grounds of the Honourable Artillery Company on 28 October 1664. As a highly specialised and adaptable light infantry force, the Royal Marines
Marines
are trained for rapid deployment worldwide and capable of dealing with a wide range of threats
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U.S. Marines
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense
* Department of the Navy (since 1834) HEADQUARTERS The Pentagon
The Pentagon
Arlington County, Virginia
Arlington County, Virginia
, U.S
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Battle Of Lake Borgne
BORGNE (Haitian Creole : Obòy) is a commune in the Borgne Arrondissement , in Nord department of Haiti
Haiti
. The economy there is based on agriculture and fishery . Other nearby places include Port-Margot , Robin , and Fond La Grange . Borgne
Borgne
is currently in the early stages of developing a "sister cities " relationship with Honeoye Falls
Honeoye Falls
, New York , United States
United States

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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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U.S. Navy
U.S. Department of Defense * Dept. of the Navy
Navy
(since 1798) HEADQUARTERS The Pentagon
The Pentagon
Arlington County, Virginia , U.S
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United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND was established as a sovereign state on 1 January 1801 by the Acts of Union 1800
Acts of Union 1800
, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland
Ireland
. The growing desire for an Irish Republic
Irish Republic
led to the Irish War of Independence , which resulted in Ireland
Ireland
seceding from the Union and forming the Irish Free State in 1922. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
remained part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, and the state was consequently renamed the " United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". The UK financed the European coalition that defeated France in 1815 in the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars

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Action Off Charles Island
CHARLES is a masculine given name from the French form Charles
Charles
of a Germanic name Karl. The original Anglo-Saxon was Ċearl or Ċeorl, as the name of King Cearl of Mercia
Cearl of Mercia
, that disappeared after the Norman conquest of England . The corresponding Old Norse form is Karl , and the German form is also Karl. The name was notably borne by Charlemagne
Charlemagne
( Charles
Charles
the Great), and was at the time Latinized as Karolus (as in Vita Karoli Magni ), later also as Carolus
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York (Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland Province of New York
Province of New York
SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
Duke of York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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New York Harbor
NEW YORK HARBOR, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey , is at the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into New York Bay and into the Atlantic Ocean at the East Coast of the United States . It is one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Although the United States Board on Geographic Names does not use the term, New York Harbor has important historical, governmental, commercial, and ecological usages. 1999 aerial photograph of the Upper New York Bay at the mouth of the Hudson River (left)
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United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the UK includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to its east, the English Channel
English Channel
to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world
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Chesapeake Bay Flotilla
War of 1812
War of 1812
* Battle of St. Jerome Creek (1814) * Battle of St
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John Hayes (Royal Navy Captain)
Rear-Admiral JOHN HAYES, CB (1767 or 1775 – 7 April 1838) was a prominent British Royal Navy officer of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Hayes was best known for his skill at seamanship and his interest in the design and construction of naval vessels, beginning with his childhood education at Deptford Dockyard where his uncle Adam was a master shipbuilder. During his naval service he participated in the first and the last significant frigate actions of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , from the inconclusive engagement between Embuscade and HMS Boston in 1793 and the capture of USS President in 1815. After the war's end, Hayes was appointed as superintendent of HMNB Devonport and later was commander in chief off West Africa . LIFEJohn Hayes was baptised on 22 Jan. 1768 at St Nicholas, Deptford in Kent, the eldest son of George Hayes, "Master Boat Builder of Union St" and his wife Elizabeth (Simpson)
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Stephen Decatur
Quasi-War First Barbary War
First Barbary War
* Captured the Tripolian ketch, Mastico (1803) * Battle of Tripoli
Tripoli
Harbor (1804) War of 1812
War of 1812
* USS United States
United States
vs. HMS Macedonian
HMS Macedonian
* Capture of USS President
Capture of USS President
Second Barbary War
Second Barbary War
* Battle off Cape Gata * Battle off Cape Palos AWARDS Congressional Gold Medal
Congressional Gold Medal
SPOUSE(S) Susan Wheeler OTHER WORK Board of Navy Commissioners STEPHEN DECATUR, JR. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States
United States
naval officer and commodore
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Battle Of Fort Oswego (1814)
EAST COAST * Chesapeake Bay * Alexandria * Baltimore * Hampden * Fort Peter -------------------------GREAT LAKES / SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER * Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario
* 1st Sacket\'s Harbor * York * Fort George * 2nd Sacket\'s Harbor * Lake Erie * Fort Oswego * Lake Huron * Lake Champlain -------------------------WEST INDIES / GULF COAST * La Guaira * 1st Fort Bowyer
Fort Bowyer
* Action of 13 December 1814 * Lake Borgne * New Orleans * Fort St
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