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NH 66251 "Burning of the Toulon Fleet," evacuation of Toulon, France, 1793.

"Burning of the Toulon Fleet," evacuation of Toulon, France, 1793.
Title: "Burning of the Toulon Fleet," evacuation of Toulon, France, 1793.
Caption: Stipple engraving by Grieg after Owen. Published in the "Naval Chronicle," Vol. VI, by Bunney and Gold, London, 1801. This plate represents the destruction of the French Fleet at Toulon in 1793, by boats under the command of Captain Sir Sidney Smith, Royal Navy.
Description: Original in Navy Department Library.
Catalog #: NH 66251
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by Grieg after Owen.
After this Year: 1800
Before this Year: 1809
Original Medium: BW Photo
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