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Officers of the Hornet, in action with the Penguin, 23 March 1815

James Biddle captain
John T. Newton, lieutenant
John T. Shubrick, lieutenant
David Conner, lieutenant
Isaac Mayo, lieutenant
Edward Rumney, lieutenant
Benjamin M. Kissam, surgeon
Samuel M. Kissam, surgeon's mate
William P. Zantzinger, purser
Adam Kuhn, midshipman
William Boerum, midshipman
William Skiddy, midshipman
Samuel B. Phelps, midshipman
Thomas A. Tippet, midshipman
Joseph Smoot, midshipman

Source: A General Register of the Navy and Marine Corps of the United States, "Officers of the Navy, to whom thanks, medals and swords have been voted by Congress." Washington, D.C.: Alexander, Publisher, 1848.

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