Sunday, September 29, 2013

Capture of the HMS Boxer by the USS Enterprise



A small piece of history that we tend to forget about...the third ship named USS Enterprise, and the first one to actually be successful, captured the HMS Boxer in a battle in September 1813.

http://4gwar.wordpress.com/2013/09/25/shako-war-of-1812-u-s-successes-on-land-and-sea/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_HMS_Boxer

So when someone tells you the USS Enterprise was named after the Star Trek vessel...you'll know better.

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