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NH 48250 Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813

Photo #: NH 48250  Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813
Title: Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813
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Description: 19th Century engraving entitled Death of Lawrence, depicting Captain James Lawrence, Commanding Officer of USS Chesapeake, after he had received a mortal wound early in the battle. Courtesy of Colonel J.R. Taylor, October 1938. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 48250
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