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NH 56431 British and American Vessels in Action

British and American Vessels in Action
Title: British and American Vessels in Action
Caption: Depicting American frigates BOSTON under command of Captain Hector McNeill, and HANCOCK under Captain John Manley, in action against the British frigate FLORA and British ship RAINBOW, off Cape Sable, Newfoundland, 7 July 1777. Following the action, the HMS FOX was recaptured from the Americans by the FLORA, the HANCOCK was captured by the RAINBOW after a 39 hour chase, and the BOSTON escaped.
Description: Print received from M. Knoedler and Co. Courtesy of Mr. Daniel Farr, New York City
Catalog #: NH 56431
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Thomas Buttersworth, artist
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Original Medium: Painting, BW photograph
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