Topics: Prize money and prisoners of war; Sailing against two ships; Mid-term course evaluation
Petrie, Donald A. The Prize Game, Ch. 2, pp. 42-46.
Smith, Moses. Naval Scenes in the Last War…, Ch. VIII, description of Guerriere crew slipping shackles & attempting to take USSC
4th Auditor’s Settled Accounts, War of 1812 – Constitution outfitting lists detailing numbers of iron leg shackles and hand cuffs for prisoners (and any USSC crew that required confinement during a cruise)
Humphreys, Assheton. The Constitution’s Finest Fight, 1815: The Journal of Acting Chaplain Assheton Humphreys, US Navy, ed. by Tyrone G. Martin. Pages 30-31.
[Courtesy U.S. Navy]
February 25, 2019
Week 7: The Lakes Battles: Understanding the broader War of 1812
Starboard Watch Starting Location: Museum Education Center
Port Watch Starting Location: Gun Deck
Topics: Geography of the Lakes and land battles; Squadron battles vs frigate duels; Gun deck interpretation.