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NH 56402 Capture of HMS MARGARETTA, 12 June 1775

Capture of HMS MARGARETTA, 12 June 1775
Title: Capture of HMS MARGARETTA, 12 June 1775
Caption: Depicting the action off Machias, Maine on 12 June 1775, in which the British armed schooner MARGARETTA was captured by a party of Americans, led by Captain Jeremiah O'Brien. The Americans, embarked on the lumber sloop UNITY, chased, boarded, and captured MARGARETTA after a brief but bloody struggle.
Description: Courtesy of Mr. Charles L. Frank
Catalog #: NH 56402
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: Watercolor, BW photograph
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