The Spartan, Capt.n J. Brenton, engaging a French squadron in the Bay of Naples, May 3rd, 1810.
Aquatint. Sheet 160 x 240mm, 6¼ x 9½". Narrow bottom margin.
'Spartan', with a crew of 259 and 46 guns, defeated a squadron headed by two frigates and armed in total with 95 guns and a complement of 1400 men. 'Spartan's' commander, Captain Jahleel Brenton, received a wound that ended his naval career, and received a baronetcy in December 1810.
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