The United States and Macedonian.
[Published by George Clark. 1840.]
Wood engraving. 133 x 215mm. 5¼ x 8½".
During the War of 1812 near Madeira when the frigates USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian, under the command of John Surman Carden, engaged in naval action, The American vessel won the battle , and the Macedonian was captured and taken back to the United States, the first ever to be taken into an American harbour. From Bowen's "Naval Monument".
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