Q. Was the Queen Charlotte in a manageable State immediately before she
got on board the Detroit?A. She did not appear so, they did not back any of their Sails to avoid her.
Q. What was the force of the American Brig?
A. The Lawrence and Niagara had each eighteen thirty two pound Carron- ades and two long twelves. The Caledonia two long twenty four and one thirty two or twenty four pound Carronades the Tigress one long thirty two - I was not on board the Ariel - Summer's Porcupine, Scorpion or but I understood they had all long thirty two pound and one or two had Carronades I believe.
Q. Did they appear to be manned equal to tie larger Brigs.
A. Yes they did in equal Proportions.
lb The Detroit had 2 24 1 18 long Guns 6 12 8 9 1 24 Carronade 1 18 Do The Queen Charlotte 3 12 long Guns 14 24 Carronade The Lady Prevost 3 9 long Guns 10 12 Carronade The Hunter 2 6 4 4 long Guns 2 2 2 12 Carronade The Little Belt 1 9 long Guns 1 6 The Chippeway 1 9 long Guns
Captain Barclay asked
A. Did I cause the Men to be exercised at their Guns not only in my own Ship but in the rest of the Squadron to train them as much as possible to the Use of the Guns?
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