Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy | Chapter 37 of 41

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* There had been two previous cases in which sailors had been removed from an American man-of-war, and in each there had been a mitigating circumstance. North of Cuba, in 1798, a British squadron had taken five men out of the sloop of war Baltimore

. The Baltimore

’s officers had been unable to produce papers proving she was a naval vessel. Off Cadiz, in 1805, another British squadron had taken three seamen off of U.S. Gunboat No. 6. The three went willingly, claiming protection as British subjects.

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