H.M.S. Samarang, 26 Guns, at Chatham, Jan.y 1847.
London Published by T.G. Dutton 17, Gate St. Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Coloured lithograph. 370 x 532mm (14½ x 21"). Tears; and chip to corners.
A view of HMS Samarang at Chatham. She was launched at Cochin in 1822 by the East India Company and served in various stations around the world before seeing action in the First Opium War, and was then employed under Edward Belcher, in surveying the coast of Borneo from 1843-1849. She then became a guardship at Gibraltar before being sold for breaking in 1883.
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