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The second USS Eagle, a sloop, was a merchant ship purchased at Vergennes, Vermontmarker on Lake Champlainmarker in 1812 and fitted for naval service. She cruised on the lake under the command of Sailing Master J. Loomis as a member of Commodore Thomas Macdonough's squadron blockading the Britishmarker advance from Canadamarker. Eagle was captured by the British 3 June 1813 near Ile aux Noixmarker on the Canadian side of the lake and taken into the Royal Navy as .

During her services as a British ship, she accompanied the expedition which burned the arsenal and storehouses at Plattsburg, New Yorkmarker. She was recaptured by the Americans during the Battle of Lake Champlainmarker 11 September 1814 and taken back into the U.S. Navy. After the war, she was sold in July 1815 at Whitehall, New Yorkmarker.

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