Photo #: NH 1995
Engagement between U.S. Frigate Chesapeake and His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Shannon, off Boston, Massachusetts, 1 June 1813
Oil painting in the collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936, depicting the two ships exchanging broadsides early in the action.
Note the "A Free Trade - Sailors Rights" flag flown from Chesapeake's forepeak.
Courtesy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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9 May 2003