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NH 1117 Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846

Photo #: NH 1117  Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846
Title: Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846
Description: Lithograph by A. Mayer, Paris, depicting a whaleboat crew from the French Navy brig le Mercure rescuing survivors of the capsized Somers, off Vera Cruz, Mexico. Somers is visible in the right background, on her beam ends. Collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 1117
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