Photo #: NH 116
"Port of Realejo -- 1859"
Lithograph by Vincent Brooks after a drawing by Sir William G. Ouseley, published in Commander Bedford Pim, RN: "The Gate of the Pacific", London, 1863 (page 133). It depicts a harbor scene at Realejo, a 19th century port on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, about 20 miles northwest of Leon. The large ship in the center is USS Merrimack, flagship of the Pacific Squadron.
The original is a color print in a book held by the Navy Department Library.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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2 May 2001