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NH 76791 Recruiting poster: The Continental Frigate ALFRED, one of our first four ships of war

Recruiting poster:  The Continental Frigate ALFRED, one of our first four ships of war
Title: Recruiting poster: The Continental Frigate ALFRED, one of our first four ships of war
Caption: Poster showing an illustration of the ALFRED by J. Burbank, USN. The caption on the poster describes her conversion and commissioning in 1775 for the "First American Fleet," as well as the appointment of Captain Dudley Saltonstall as the first Commanding Officer of the ALFRED, and John Paul Jones as First Lieutenant. (NRB-15073-7-20-32-11M)
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Catalog #: NH 76791
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Lithograph illustration by J. Burbank, USN
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Original Medium: BW Photo, Poster, Lithograph
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