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NH 68661 Capture of La VESTALE of 40 guns by the TERPSICHORE of 32 guns

Capture of La VESTALE of 40 guns by the TERPSICHORE of 32 guns
Title: Capture of La VESTALE of 40 guns by the TERPSICHORE of 32 guns
Caption: This action occurred off Cape Trafalgar, during the night of 13 December 1796. After a chase of forty hours HMS TERPSICHORE was able to come alongside of the French frigate and capture her in a battle lasting nearly two hours. Engraving by Hall after J.T. Lee. Published in the Naval Chronicle, Vol. 23, London, 1810.
Description: Published in the Naval Chronicle, Vol. 23, London, 1810.
Catalog #: NH 68661
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by Hall after J.T. Lee.
Original Date: Thu, May 31, 1810
After this Year: 1810
Before this Year: 1819
Original Medium: BW Photo, Engraving
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