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USN 903312 American Privateer ROSAMOND Captured by HMS FAWN, January 1813

American Privateer ROSAMOND Captured by HMS FAWN, January 1813
Title: American Privateer ROSAMOND Captured by HMS FAWN, January 1813
Caption: On 11 January 1813, when cruising off the coast of Venezuela, the British 20-gun ship HMS FAWN, Captain Thomas Fellowes, fell in with and, after a long and arduous chase, captured the celebrated privateer ROSAMOND of 8 heavy guns and 105 men, after a gallant and determined resistance by the American privateer's men. The action took place near Puerto Cabello.
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Catalog #: USN 903312
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Original Creator: Artist, Warren (attributed)
After this Year: 1812
Before this Year: 1815
Original Medium: Watercolor Painting, BW Photo
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