Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Royal Savage Wreckage

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Description: 150629-N-TH437-025 HARRISBURG, Pa. (Jun. 29, 2015) - George Schwarz and Heather Brown, marine archaeologists with the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), inspect wreckage recovered from Revolutionary War-era schooner Royal Savage, June 29. Previously held by the city of Harrisburg, Pa., the mayor will formally donate the wreckage to the 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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