The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
Doria resolved to blockade and starve Venice to surrender.
An international blockade of the island was proposed by Austria but rejected by England.
Cotton (Gossypium herbaceum), which at the beginning of the 19th century, at the time of the Continental blockade, and again during the American War of Secession, was largely cultivated, is now grown only in parts of Sicily and in a few southern provinces.
Atlantic squadron, and conducted the blockade of Cuba.