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NH 1995 Engagement between U.S. Frigate Chesapeake and His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Shannon, off Boston, Massachusetts, 1 June 1813

Photo #: NH 1995  Engagement between U.S. Frigate Chesapeake and His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Shannon, off Boston, Massachusetts, 1 June 1813
Title: Engagement between U.S. Frigate Chesapeake and His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Shannon, off Boston, Massachusetts, 1 June 1813
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Description: Oil painting in the collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936, depicting the two ships exchanging broadsides early in the action. Note the A Free Trade - Sailors Rights flag flown from Chesapeake's forepeak. Courtesy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 1995
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