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NH 66253 HMS PORCUPINE vs. two Spanish Xebecs, 22 July 1780.

HMS PORCUPINE vs. two Spanish Xebecs, 22 July 1780.
Title: HMS PORCUPINE vs. two Spanish Xebecs, 22 July 1780.
Caption: "Action on the 22nd July 1780, between the PORCUPINE of 24 guns, and two Spanish Xebecs of 36 guns each." Stipple engraving by Ellis after Pocock. Published in the "Naval Chronicle," Vol. II, by Bunney and Gold, London, 1799. This action occurred off the Spanish coast.
Description: Original in Navy Department Library.
Catalog #: NH 66253
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by Ellis after Pocock.
After this Year: 1790
Before this Year: 1799
Original Medium: BW Photo
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