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USN 903313 The American Ship PORCUPINE and the HMS VALIANT, 17 June 1813

The American Ship PORCUPINE and the HMS VALIANT, 17 June 1813
Title: The American Ship PORCUPINE and the HMS VALIANT, 17 June 1813
Caption: On 17 June 1813, the American letter-of-marque, PORCUPINE, of 20 guns and 72 men at daylight found herself under the lee of the British 74-gun ship HMS VALIANT, Captain Robert Dudley Oliver. After a long chase and using every endeavor to escape, PORCUPINE was overtaken and compelled to surrender to the overwhelming force of her opponent.
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Catalog #: USN 903313
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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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