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NH 66237 "L'ESPOIR sloop of 14 guns and her prize the LIGURIA of 44 guns," HMS L'ESPOIR vs. LIGURIA, 7 August 1798.

"L'ESPOIR sloop of 14 guns and her prize the LIGURIA of 44 guns," HMS L'ESPOIR vs. LIGURIA, 7 August 1798.
Title: "L'ESPOIR sloop of 14 guns and her prize the LIGURIA of 44 guns," HMS L'ESPOIR vs. LIGURIA, 7 August 1798.
Caption: Stipple engraving by W. Ellis after N. Pocock. Published by Bunney and Gold, London, 1801, in the "Naval Chronicle," Vol. VI. L'ESPOIR captured the LIGURIA on 7 August 1798, in the western Mediterranean, and brought her to Gibraltar. The LIGURIA was stated to be a former Dutch frigate, of 26 carriage guns, which had been sold to the Genoese.
Description: Original in Navy Department Library.
Catalog #: NH 66237
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by W. Ellis after N. Pocock.
After this Year: 1800
Before this Year: 1809
Original Medium: BW Photo, Engraving
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