Wars of the United States of America

HMS Shannon

The text below the painting, by W. Elmes, reads: "The Brilliant Achievement of the Shannon... in boarding and capturing the United States Frigate Chesapeake off Boston, 1 June 1813 in fifteen minutes".

The text below the painting, by W. Elmes, reads: “The Brilliant Achievement of the Shannon… in boarding and capturing the United States Frigate Chesapeake off Boston, 1 June 1813 in fifteen minutes”.

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