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18th century print of English Admiral's ship

18th century print of English Admiral's ship

Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Robert Salmon (British 1775 - "The East Indiaman “Warley,” NMM, Greenwich.

"Fleet at Anchor" by Hendrik Kobell (1776) at the Courtauld Gallery, London

"Fleet at Anchor" by Hendrik Kobell (1776) at the Courtauld Gallery, London

'Launching Day, USS America--The first United States battleship: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 5 November 1782'--She was one of three 74-gun ships ordered by the Continental Congress in 1776. In the event, 'America' was the only one to be built. John Paul Jones was to have been her Captain but the huge vessel was given to France as a political present and was launched, as shown, under the flags of both America and France.

'Launching Day, USS America--The first United States battleship: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 5 November 1782'--She was one of three 74-gun ships ordered by the Continental Congress in 1776. In the event, 'America' was the only one to be built. John Paul Jones was to have been her Captain but the huge vessel was given to France as a political present and was launched, as shown, under the flags of both America and France.

USRC McLane, 1832, 73 ft. Top-Sail Schooner her Commanding Officer Josiah Sturgis, known for his many rescues of both people and ships.

USRC McLane, 1832, 73 ft. Top-Sail Schooner her Commanding Officer Josiah Sturgis, known for his many rescues of both people and ships.

Tonnant-class HMS “Canopus”, formerly known as “Franklin”, in British service from 1798 until broken up in 1887, a real credit for a ship builder

Tonnant-class HMS “Canopus”, formerly known as “Franklin”, in British service from 1798 until broken up in 1887, a real credit for a ship builder

Destruction of the French Frigates Arianne & Andromaque 22nd May 1812. Nineteenth century British school, after Thomas Whitcombe The image shows the last stages of the Action of 22 May 1812. From left to right: Mameluck, Ariane, Andromaque and Northumberland.

Destruction of the French Frigates Arianne & Andromaque 22nd May 1812. Nineteenth century British school, after Thomas Whitcombe The image shows the last stages of the Action of 22 May 1812. From left to right: Mameluck, Ariane, Andromaque and Northumberland.

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