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Photo #: NH 50460
USS Missouri (1842-43)
Burning at Gibraltar, 26 August 1843.
Lithograph by Thayer & Co.
The original print bears the text "Conflagration of the U.S. Steam Frigate Missouri, Gibraltar, Aug. 26th 1843. At the moment the order was given to abandon the ship. From a drawing taken on the spot by Geo. B. Souder."
Collection of the New York Naval Shipyard.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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5 January 1999