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  • Schifferdecker, Patrick
    ... ever seen. But the hottest action of the whole age of sail was the Shannon vs Chesapeake. In 11 minutes the Chesapeake landed: 25 round-shot hits & 130
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 3, 2000
      >Dave Bosse
      >sez...Matter of fact some RN guys said it was the hottest action they had
      ever seen.

      But the hottest action of the whole age of sail was the Shannon vs
      Chesapeake. In 11 minutes the Chesapeake landed:
      25 round-shot hits &
      130 others
      inflicting
      26 KIAs
      57 wounded 8 of which did not recover.

      Shannon landed
      56 round shot &
      306 grape
      inficting
      69 KIA
      77 wounded

      Now that HOT!
      I remain as always YH & OS
      Patrick Schifferdecker, Lieut. RN
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