Wasp and Frolic.
Wood engraving. 128 x 215mm. 5 x 8½".
During the War of 1812, whilst on the Delaware River, USS Wasp and HMS Frolic engaged to do battle, but Frolic was crippled and was captured by the Americans. From "The Naval Temple: Containing A Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States".
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