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NH 56734 Stranding and capture of USS Philadelphia, 31 October 1803

Photo #: NH 56734  Stranding and capture of USS Philadelphia, 31 October 1803
Title: Stranding and capture of USS Philadelphia, 31 October 1803
Description: Sketch by William Bainbridge Hoff. It depicts Philadelphia under attack by gunboats off Tripoli, after she ran aground on uncharted rocks while chasing a small enemy vessel. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 56734
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