Photo #: NH 75734-KN (color)
Naval Action on Lake Ontario, 11 September 1813
"A view of the running fight of 3 hours & 40 m. between the U. S. fleet under command of Comdr. Isaac Chauncey, and the British fleet of a superior force commanded by Sir James L. Yeo, on Lake Ontario, the 11th of September 1813".
Color-tinted drawing by Masters Mate Peter W. Spicer, who served on board USS Sylph during this action.
Ships depicted are listed in Photo # NH 75734-KN -- complete caption.
The fleets are in two parallel lines, with the American fleet above.
Courtesy of Mrs. Donald Spicer, President-General of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1972.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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30 August 2002