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NH 71814 HMS DAEDALUS (British Frigate, 1780) and HMS BACCHANTE

HMS DAEDALUS (British Frigate, 1780) and HMS BACCHANTE
Title: HMS DAEDALUS (British Frigate, 1780) and HMS BACCHANTE
Caption: (Top): HMS DAEDALUS (British Frigate, 1780), moored in Port Royal, Jamaica, after having been dismasted in a hurricane off Puerto Rico, with sheers erected for taking in a foremast. (Bottom): HMS BACCHANTE (20) engaging and capturing the French brig le GRIFFON (18), off Cuba on 11 May 1808. Note that the BACCHANTE is using skysails in the light air. Engraving published in the Naval Chronicle, Vol. 29, London, 1813.
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Catalog #: NH 71814
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1810
Before this Year: 1819
Original Medium: BW Photo, Engraving
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