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NH 56405: Continental schooner Hannah, 1775

NH 56405:  Continental schooner Hannah, 1775.  Capture of British supply ship Unity, 7 September 1775.   Depicting the action off Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in which the Continental schooner Hannah, under the command of Captain Nicholson Broughton, captured the British supply ship Unity.  It was the first capture made by a Continental vessel.  Courtesy of the Navy Art Gallery.  NHHC Photograph Collection.
Caption: Continental schooner Hannah, 1775. Capture of British supply ship Unity, 7 September 1775. Depicting the action off Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in which the Continental schooner Hannah, under the command of Captain Nicholson Broughton, captured the British supply ship Unity. It was the first capture made by a Continental vessel. Courtesy of the Navy Art Gallery. NHHC Photograph Collection.
Accession #: NH 56405
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