ARGUS BURNING BRITISH VESSELS.

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Argus burning British Vessels.

Wood engraving. 1816 (1857).
3 1/8 x 6 3/8" (80 x 160 mm).
Good condition. Modern hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 79214
Price: $75.00
Publisher : Published by Barber Badger, Boston.
The USS Argus was a brig launched in 1803. She had several cruises during the war capturing and burning British merchant ships, as shown in this image. She was captured by the HMS Pelican in the English Channel on August 14, 1813. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Naval