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NH 74526 Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Leopard, 22 June 1807

Photo #: NH 74526  Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Leopard, 22 June 1807
Title: Action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Leopard, 22 June 1807
Description: Sketch by Fred S. Cozzens, copied from his 1897 book Our Navy Its Growth and Achievements. It depicts Leopard, at right, firing on Chesapeake to enforce a demand that she submit to a search of her crew for British Navy deserters. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 74526
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