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Blakely ran off before the wind, compelled to abandon his prize. The Avon, however, was so badly battered that she "DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP!" 147 went to the bottom before the wounded seamen could be removed from her. Thence the Wasp went to Madeira and was later reported as spoken near the Cape Verde Islands, but after that she vanished from blue water, erased by some tragic fate whose mystery was never solved. To the port of missing ships she carried brave Blakely and his men after a meteoric ...career which had swept her from one victory to another. Of the frigates, only three saw action during the last two years of the war, and of these the President and the Essex were compelled to strike to superior forces of the enemy. The Constitution was lucky enough to gain the open sea in December, 1814, and fought her farewell battle with the frigate Cyane and the sloop-of-war Levant on the 20th of Febru- ary. In this fight Captain Charles Stewart showed himself a gallant successor to Hull and Bainbridge.