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|1.6.1813||During the battle with HMS Shannon, Cox served below decks in charge of a gun crew. When his crew abandoned their post, Cox went to the deck to continue fighting. Captain James Lawrence was wounded, and Lt. Cox took him below deck. However, all other officers had been seriously wounded or killed, so Lawrence's incapacitation left Cox, the senior non-wounded officer, the ship's commanding officer||E-WIKI|
|1.6.1813||Chesapeake (36), Acting Lieutenant||DANFS|
|1.6.1813||Chesapeake vs Shannon|
|26.4.1814||He was convicted by court-martial of dereliction of duty, for abandoning his watch station while under fire. He was discharged from the United States Navy in disgrace||E-WIKI|