Constitution Vs Guerriere: Frigates During the War of 1812

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Famed as a classic naval duel, the clash between two sailing frigates of the nineteenth century affords its victor immeasurable fame and glory. During the War of 1812, the Royal Navy and United States Navy squared off in a number of such duels, the most famous between the USS Constitution and HMS Guerri???re. Tactics between the two nations varied enormously, with the American Navy favoring twenty-four pound guns, heavy carronades, and larger crews, while the British tended to equip its frigates with eighteen-pound guns and ...

Constitution Vs Guerriere: Frigates During the War of 1812 2009, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781846034343

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