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NH 56735 Destruction of USS Philadelphia in Tripoli harbor, 16 February 1804

Photo #: NH 56735  Destruction of USS Philadelphia in Tripoli harbor, 16 February 1804
Title: Destruction of USS Philadelphia in Tripoli harbor, 16 February 1804
Description: Artwork from the collection of Mr. Stephen Decatur, depicting Philadelphia afire after she was boarded and set ablaze by a party led by Lieutenant Stephen Decatur. In the left foreground is the ketch Intrepid, which Decatur used during this mission. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 56735
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