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|111k||COMO.. Stephen Decatur squadron off Algiers comprised of the frigates;
USF Guerriere, the flagship with 44 guns, commanded by Captain William Lewis,
USF Constellation with 36 guns, commanded by Captain Charles Gordon;
USF Macedonia with 38 guns, under the command of Captain Jacob Jones;
the sloops-of-war USS Eperyie, commanded by Captain John Downes,
and USS Ontario with 16 guns, commanded by Captain Jesse D. Elliott;
the brigs USS Firefly,
USS Spark and
USS Flambeau, each with 14 guns, commanded by Lieutenants George W. Kodgers, Thomas Gamble, and John B. Nicholson;
and the schooners USS Torch
and USS Spitfire, both with 12 guns, commanded by Lieutenants Wolcott Chauncey and Alexander J. Dallas.
Gardner Weld Allen (1856-1944) - "Our Navy and the Barbary Corsairs".
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