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NH 50459 Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804

Photo #: NH 50459  Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804
Title: Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804
Description: 19th Century painting depicting the Philadelphia aflame in Tripoli harbor, after she had been captured and set afire by Lieutenant Stephen Decatur's boarding party. Courtesy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 50459
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