Enterprize and Boxer.
Wood engraving. 128 x 215mm. 5 x 8½".
Part of the War of 1812 when the USS Enterprise chased HMS Boxer and they opened fire on each other, and in a closely fought, fierce and gallant action which took the lives of both commanding officers. Enterprise captured Boxer and took her into nearby Portland, Maine. From "The Naval Temple: Containing A Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States".
[Ref: 23829] £60.00