Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1.56, section c.1.56.63, page 248 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...On December 29, while laying to in the Indian Ocean, after a heavy gale, which had lasted two days, and just before making sail, saw a trim bark running down towards us. As she passed she hoisted the United States flag and we fired a shot across her bow. She hove to and we sent a boat on board and captured the American bark Delphine, Captain Nichols, of Bangor, Maine, from London for Akyab, in ballast.
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