British and American gunboats in action on Lake Borgne, 14 December 1814
During the preparation for the attack on New Orleans during the Anglo-American War of 1812-1814, one of the obstacles for the British to overcome was five American gunboats moored on Lake Borgne, a sea lake to the east. Since the waters were too shallow to permit men-of-war to get within range, the attack was made by boats of the fleet. This force consisted of 42 launches, each with a carronade mounted in the bow, and carrying 980 seamen and marines. The five American gunboats were commanded by Lieutenant Thomas Catesby Jones and manned by 182 men.
Thomas Lyde Hornbrook
- Image reference: BHC0612
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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