Picture Of Privateer Naval Battle Off Halifax

Picture Of Privateer Naval Battle Off Halifax

Description

Naval battle off Halifax, Nova Scotia.

A View of His Majesty’s Brigg Observer, commanded by Lieut. John Crymes engaging the American Privateer Ship Jack, John Ropes (commander),

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Public domain

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