The Peacock and Epervier.
[Published by George Clark. 1840.]
Wood engraving, 133 x 215mm. 5¼ x 8½".
HMS Epervier engaged in naval action with USS Peacock. The Epervier was badly damaged and following refusal from the crew to board and capture the Peacock, Commander Wales had no option but to strike colours; the Americans captured the British vessel. From Bowen's "Naval Monument".
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