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HMS Java Dismasted By USS Constitution

Java on the left missing all of its masts, Constitution under sail on the right
Description: Print; By Nicholas Pocock after Buchanan; Dimensions Unknown
Accession #: 80-192-C
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Printed below the image "Plate 3. Dedicated by permission the right honorable the lord commissioners of the admiralty. The Java totally dismasted endeavoring to ware by the assistance of a jury staysail hoisted to the stump of the foremast and bowsprit the Constitution crossing her bow in a racking position compels her to surrender at 50 min past five"

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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