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NH 82556 Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846

Photo #: NH 82556  Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846
Title: Loss of USS Somers, 8 December 1846
Description: Line engraving from The Illustrated London News, 23 January 1847, entitled Wreck of the American Brig 'Somers'., depicting Somers on her beam ends after she capsized off Vera Cruz, Mexico, while chasing a blockade runner. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 82556
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