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The Battle of Lake Erie reenactment thrills onlookers

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The US Brig Niagara, left, is shrouded in smoke as it fires a volley at the Sorlandet, portraying the HMS Detroit.

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The US Brig Niagara, left, is shrouded in smoke as it fires a volley at the Sorlandet, portraying the HMS Detroit.

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Spectators watch as tall ships depart Put-in-Bay for the reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial.

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Actor Billy Campbell, portraying Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, climbs down from the Windy, portraying the US Brig Lawrence.

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The "Don't Give Up the Ship" flag is handed to actor Billy Campbell, far right, portraying Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry.

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Actor Billy Campbell, far right, portraying Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, as he transfers from the Windy, portraying the US Brig Lawrence.

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Actor Billy Campbell, portraying Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, waves goodbye to the Lawrence as he transfers to the US Brig Niagara.

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The infamous flag flies on the US Brig Niagara.

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Actor Billy Campbell, portraying Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, waves from the US Brig Niagara.

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The Pride of Baltimore II, left, fires as it moves behind the Windy.

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The Pride of Baltimore II, left, fires as it moves behind the Windy.

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The US Brig Niagara tries to navigate through a sea of boats.

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Pride of Baltimore II, right, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, leads the US Brig Niagara through a sea of boats.

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Sailors climb the masts for the Sorlandet, portraying the HMS Detroit.

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The Lynx leds the US Brig Niagara, left, and the Pride of Baltimore II.

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From left, the Appledore IV, US Brig Niagara, Pride of Baltimore II, Windy and Lynx head to the battle site.

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Pride of Baltimore II, right, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, leads the US Brig Niagara through a sea of boats.

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Pride of Baltimore II navigates through a sea of boats during the reenactment.

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The US Brig Niagara moves into position to fire on the Sorlandet, right, portraying the HMS Detroit.

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A vintage war plane files over the tall ship Windy, portraying the US Brig Lawrence.

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Spectators.

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The Sorlandet, left, and the Unicorn, right.

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The masts of the US Brig Niagara are seen through the spray of a boat as it heads out into Lake Erie to participate in the reenactment.

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The Windy leaves Put-in-Bay to head out to the battle site during the reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie.

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The US Brig Niagara fires a volley.

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The tall ship Friends Good Will leaves Put-in-Bay for the Battle of Lake Erie. The ship was portraying the HMS Little Belt.

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Ships during the reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial.

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The Pride of Baltimore II, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, fires.

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The Pride of Baltimore II, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, fires.

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The Windy, portraying the US Brig Lawrence, leads the Pride of Baltimore II, right, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, and the US Brig Niagara through a sea of boats.

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Pride of Baltimore II, right, portraying the US Brig Caledonia, leads the US Brig Niagara through a sea of boats.

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Smoke billows from the US Brig Niagara.

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Ian Bova, Perrysburg, stands by a carronade on the Brig Niagara as tourists file past.

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