Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 85828 Dress sword

Dress sword
Title: Dress sword
Caption: Owned by Commodore Stephen Decatur. It was presented to him by the U.S. Congress for burning the frigate PHILADELPHIA, under an act approved 27 November 1804. It was made by Soridine, Ferit Watson, Strand, and has a 29" blade. There are no inscriptions.
Description: Courtesy of Mr. Stephen Decatur, 1938
Catalog #: NH 85828
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: BW Photo, Artifact
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