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200 Years ago Today..

This print (Plate No. 4 of four) depicts Shannon “leading her prize … into Halifax Harbour, on the 6th June 1813”, with the Royal Navy’s “White Ensign” flown above the United States Ensign on board Chesapeake



Colored lithograph by L. Haghe, after a painting by J.C. Schetky based on a design by Captain R.H. King, RN. Published by Smith, Elder & Company, London, in 1830.
Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. Beverly R. Robinson Collection.
The series is dedicated to Captain Philip Bowes Vere Broke, R.N., Shannon’s Commanding Officer. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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