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  • Captain John Rodgers, like Broke, was one of the best officers, and the "Weehawken," like the "Shannon," was known as one of the smartest ships in the service.
  • Rodgers, Education in the Hawaiian Islands (Honolulu, 1897); Henry E.
  • When it began two small squadrons were getting ready for sea at New York; the frigate "President" (44) and sloop "Hornet" (18), under Commodore John Rodgers, who had also the general command; and the frigates "United States" (44) and "Congress" (38), with the brig "Argus" (16) to which two guns were afterwards added, under Captain Stephen Decatur.
  • Rodgers would have preferred to keep his command together, and to strike with it at the main course of British commerce, but he was overruled.
  • On the 8th of October Rodgers and Decatur sailed - the first on a cruise to the east, the second to the south.

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