Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
James, William, naval historian, who died in 1827, published in 1817 Naval Occurrences with the Americans, and in 1822 The Naval History of Great Britain from the Declaration of War by France to the Accession of George IV. (1793-1820). The work is the best authority for the period which it covers, but is tinged with an anti-American bias.