President and Plantagenet.
Wood engraving. 128 x 215mm. 5 x 8½".
The USS President came across the larger British ship of the line, HMS Plantagenet, and for five hours, Commodore Rodgers chased her. They never did get near enough to engage. From "The Naval Temple: Containing A Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States".
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