Photo #: NH 63180-KN (color)
Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813
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.
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
See Photo # NH 63181 for a detailed description of the action and the activity seen in each of the four prints. The series is dedicated to Captain Philip Bowes Vere Broke, R.N., Shannon's Commanding Officer.
Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. Beverly R. Robinson Collection.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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9 May 2003