Sketch by George E. Lawrence, depicting the shipyard in the woods at Vergennes, Vermont, with three warships of Commodore Thomas Macdonough's Lake Champlain squadron under construction, circa 1 May 1814. The vessels are identified on the sketch as: U.S. Schooner Ticonderoga (foreground); U.S. Sloop Preble (middle) and USS Saratoga (rear). All have lower masts erected and appear ready for launching. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.