HMS Shannon captures USS Chesapeake,
1 June 1813
Views on board Chesapeake during the action



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Photo #: NH 48250

Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813


19th Century engraving entitled "Death of Lawrence", depicting Captain James Lawrence, Commanding Officer of USS Chesapeake, after he had received a mortal wound early in the battle.

Courtesy of Colonel J.R. Taylor, October 1938.

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Photo #: NH 48251

Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813


Engraving by Henry Bryan Hall after a painting by Alonzo Chappel, published circa 1858 by Martin, Johnson & Company. Entitled "Death of Captain Lawrence", it depicts Captain James Lawrence, Commanding Officer of USS Chesapeake, being carried below after he had been mortally wounded early in the battle. His final command to Chesapeake's officers and crew was "Don't Give Up the Ship".

Courtesy of Colonel J.R. Taylor, October 1938.

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Photo #: NH 48252

Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813


19th Century engraving depicting the wounded Captain James Lawrence on the deck of Chesapeake, as she was boarded and captured by the Shannon's crew.

Courtesy of Mrs. John Nicholas Brown.

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Photo #: NH 65811-KN (color)

Engagement between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813

Colored lithograph by M. Dubourg after a drawing by Heath, published in England circa 1813.
It depicts the officers and crew of Shannon, commanded by Captain Broke, boarding and capturing the Chesapeake.

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Photo #: NH 56770

Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813


Engraving from the "Memoirs of Admiral Broke", entitled "Trecherous Attack on Captain Broke", depicting the wounding of Shannon's Commanding Officer, Captain Philip Bowes Vere Broke, during the boarding and capture of USS Chesapeake.

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