Sunday, July 29, 2012

Seafaring Sunday: Prize for the President

July 29, 1813: One of America’s original six frigates, USS President of 44 guns and captained by John Rodgers, captures and burns British brig Alert during the War of 1812.

Header: USS President Rides Out a Storm by E. J. Russell c 1904 via Wikipedia


Timmy! said...

Glad to see you keeping up the good work, Pauline... Please take care of yourself and focus on your recovery.

Pauline said...

Thanks, Timmy! I will. Things will be a little slow around here for a while.