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Title: Steamer "Marguerite's" Crew
Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society
Contributed by: National Archives at Boston
Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.