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" The Niagara being very little injured, I determined to pass through the enemy's line, bore up and passed ahead of their two ships and a brig, giving a raking fire to them from the starboard guns, and to a large schooner and sloop, from the larboard side,... "
The Mariner's Chronicle: Containing Narratives of the Most Remarkable ... - Side 488
av Archibald Duncan - 1834 - 504 sider
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1813
...made all sail. Finding that the Niagara was but little injured, he determined, if possible, to break the enemy's line. He accordingly bore up and passed ahead of the two ships and brig, giving them a raking fire from his starboard guns, and also to a large schooner...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volum 2

Thomas H. Palmer - 1814
...of her, and circumstances soon permitted her flag again to be hoisted. At forty-five minutes past 2, the signal was made for close action. The Niagara being very little injured, I determined to pass through the enemy's line; bore up, and passed a-head of their two ships and a...
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The pride of britannia humbled

The american cock boats - 1815
...he reached that vessel, the flag of the Lawrence came down; the crisis had. arrived. Capt. Elliott at this moment anticipated the wishes of the commodore,...Charlotte, and Lady Prevost, pouring a terrible raking fire into them from the starboard guns, and on the Chippeway and Little Belt, from the larboard side,...
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An authentic history of the second war for independence: comprising ..., Volum 1

Samuel R. Brown - 1815 - 393 sider
...th« commodore, by volunteering his services to bring the schooners into close action. At forty five minutes past two, the signal was made for close action....determined to pass through the enemy's line; he accordingly passed ^head of the Detroit, Queen Charlotte, and Lady Prevost, pouring & terrible raking fire into...
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The history of the war, between the United States and Great-Britain, which ...

1815 - 402 sider
...able to take possession of her, and circumstances soon permitted her flag again to be hoisted. At 45 minutes past two, the signal was made for' close action.' The Niagara, being •very little injured, I determined to pass through the enemy's lines, bore up and passed ahead of their two ships and a brig,...
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A Full and Correct Account of the Chief Naval Occurrences of the Late War ...

William James - 1817 - 528 sider
...possession of her, and circumstances soon permitted her flag again to be hoisted. At 45 minutes past 2, the signal was made for "close action." The Niagara being very little injured, I determined to pass through the enemy's line; bore up and passed a-head of their two Ships and a brig,...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ...

Thomas Wilson - 1817
...made all sail. Finding that the Niagara was. but little injured, he determined, if possible, to break the enemy's line. He accordingly bore up. and passed ahead of the two ships and brig, giving them a raking fire from his starboard guns,, and also to a large schooner...
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The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry: With an Appendix, Comprising Biographical ...

John Milton Niles - 1820 - 376 sider
...nearer position. Commodore Perry left his ship in charge of Lieutenant Yarnel, and OLIVER H. PERRY. 135 went on board the Niagara.* Just as he reached that...Charlotte, and Lady Prevost, pouring a terrible raking fire into them from the starboard guns and on the Chippewa and Little Belt, from the larboard side,...
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The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry: With an Appendix, Comprising a Biographical ...

John Milton Niles - 1821 - 384 sider
...action. Perry entered the boat in the most intrepid and gallant manner . and although imminently exed that vessel, the flag of the Lawrence came down. The...passed ahead of the Detroit, Queen Charlotte, and Lad) Frevost, pouring a terrible raking fire into them from the starboard guns, and on the Cbippews...
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The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry: With an Appendix, Comprising a Biographical ...

John Milton Niles - 1821 - 384 sider
...action. " At forty-five minutes past two, the signal was made for close action. The Niagara being very j little injured, and her crew fresh, the Commodore...line. He accordingly bore up and passed ahead of the De- I troit, Queen Charlotte, and Lady Prevost, pour- ' j ing a terrible raking fire into them from...
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