The Hornet sinking the Peacock.
[Published by George Clark. 1840.]
Engraving. 133 x 215mm. 5¼ x 8½".
HMS Peacock engaged in naval action with USS Hornet, fought near the mouth of the Demerara River, Guyana during the War of 1812. The British vessel pursued by the Hornet and succumbed to raking fire, sinking swiflty. From Bowen's "Naval Monument".
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