August 19, 1812 - USS Constitution takes HMS Guerriere

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    USS 'Constitution takes HMS Guerriere in a celebrated fight.

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    The War of 1812 ended in humiliation for the Americans when the British occupied Washington D.C and burned down the White House and Capitol Hill.

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    The burning of the White House followed the Battle of Bladensburg.

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    The burning of the White House was not the end of the war.

    In fact, the major defeat of the British Army at New Orleans occurred after the war was over.

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    If HMS Victory was deployed in those water, that would have been real problem for USS Ships to Operate..

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    Quite a monster of her time..

     
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