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NH 50528 Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804

Photo #: NH 50528  Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804
Title: Burning of USS Philadelphia, 16 February 1804
Description: Reproduction of a 19th Century engraving, depicting Lieutenant Stephen Decatur leading his men as they recaptured the Philadelphia in Tripoli harbor, prior to setting her afire. Published in the American Weekly supplement to the Washington Times-Herald, circa March-April 1940, illustrating an article by Harold T. Wilkins. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 50528
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