Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Royal Savage Material Recovered

150629-N-TH437-033
Description: 150629-N-TH437-033 HARRISBURG, Pa. (Jun. 29, 2015) - Planking, frames, and other timber recovered from Revolutionary War-era schooner Royal Savage lay in a warehouse, June 29. Previously held by the city of Harrisburg, Pa., the mayor will formally donate the wreckage to Naval History and Heritage Command on July 1. Royal Savage, a two-masted schooner, served in the American Lake Champlain Squadron under Benedict Arnold during the American Revolution before running aground and being burned by the British in October 1776. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Lockwood/Released)
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