THE UNITED STATES SLOOP OF WAR "BROOKLYN."

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The United States Sloop of War "Brooklyn."

Wood engraving, 1859.
Image size 13 3/4 x 9 1/8" (35 x 23.1 cm).
Good condition with modern hand color, soft crease in upper.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95144
Price: $90.00
Publisher : Published by Harper's Weekly. January 15, 1859.
Commissioned in 1859, the USS Brooklyn served in the Caribbean until the start of the American Civil War, where she was used to blockade Confederate ports. She was a formidable ship, used throughout the Gulf and Atlantic coastlines. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Naval