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NH 1054 Privateer MOUNT VERNON

Title: Privateer MOUNT VERNON
Caption: The American armed merchantman (privateer) MOUNT VERNON under the command of J.E. Darby beating off French privateers under the eyes of the British fleet. This action took place southwest of Cadiz, Spain on 28 July 1799.
Description: Original owned by Mr. Andrew Darby is in the Peabody Museum in Salem, Massachusetts
Catalog #: NH 1054
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: Engraving, BW Photo
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