We are not impressed (was: Re: Damn (was: Re: Ilyt,D))

David Long (dxlong@aol.net)
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 17:47:55 -0400

>Oh, did the US win 1812 and someone forgot to tell me?

The treaty concluding it [1] looks like a stalemate.

However, the following engagements (from [2]) showed that
however much Britannia Might Waive the Rules, She Did Not
Rule the Waves:

United States-Macedonian
Essex-Pheobe and Cherub
Constitution-Cyane and Levant
Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Champlain


[1] http://www.tuscaroras.com/IDLA/pages/ghent.html
[2] http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/stream/faq45-5.htm