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NH 66158 "View of the prizes taken on the 1st of June by E. Howe, at anchor at Spithead," battle of 1 June 1794.

"View of the prizes taken on the 1st of June by E. Howe, at anchor at Spithead," battle of 1 June 1794.
Title: "View of the prizes taken on the 1st of June by E. Howe, at anchor at Spithead," battle of 1 June 1794.
Caption: Stipple engraving by R. Pollard after N. Pocock. Published in the "Naval Chronicle," February 1799, by Bunney and Co., London. "A view of the prizes…under jury masts, in the exact state they arrived, from the original sketch by Mr. Pocock….The ships are all correct portraits." Names of the prizes: a. IMPETUEUX; b. L'AMERIQUE; c. L'ACHILLE; d. SANS PAREILLE; e. LE JUSTE; f. NORTHUMBERLAND. Howe's flagship, HMS QUEEN CHARLOTTE is nearly in the center of the fleet.
Description: Original in Navy Department Library.
Catalog #: NH 66158
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by R. Pollard after N. Pocock.
After this Year: 1790
Before this Year: 1799
Original Medium: BW Photo, Engraving
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