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08-03-2017, 12:34 PM
Taking of the Revenue Cutter Eagle during the war of 1812.
Commander of Eagle runs the ship ashore to escape being sunk. Removing some of the ships cannon, he set them up on top of the cliff, and along with some local Militia opens fire on the pursuing Brig HMS Dispatch. The landing party were beaten back and Dispatch withdrew.
Returning the following day along with the Frigate HMS Narcissus, Eagle was captured, repaired and take to Halifax. Her fate is unknown
Here one of Dispatches boats heads for Eagle.
W/C 14" X 10"

08-03-2017, 01:50 PM
Yet another rip roaring yarn well portrayed!

08-03-2017, 03:58 PM
Wow :)