HMS Endymion 44, Capt.n Hon.ble F.W. Grey.At the beginning of the Gale off the Cape of Good Hope___on the 17.th August 1843.
Pen lithograph and etching. 209 x 300mm (8¼ 11¾"). Very rare.
HMS Enymion, launched in 1797, seen here under the command of Captain Hon. Frederick William Grey. Endymion served in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. In the War of 1812 she fought a duel with USS President, disabling the American ship. She became a receiving ship in 1859 and was broken up in June 1868. Under Grey's command, from 1840 to 1842, she took part in the First Opium War, including operations on the Yangtze River.
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