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McManemin, Captains of the Privateers of the War of 1812
Saratoga, Captain Thomas Aderton
September 13 th 1814, Lat. 29.36N Long. 13.40W (SE of Madeira)
…Saw two strange sail ahead took them to be English; at 9.50 came up with and commenced the action, and in 40 minutes they both struck their colours, being complete wrecks – they proved to be the - Brig Swiftsure and the schooner James both of Port Glasgow, from Newfoundland for Lisbon, cargo fish. The brig mounted 12 32 pound carronades and two long 9’s – the schooner six 12 pound carronades and two 18’s – ordered them for the U.S.