Admiral Farragut's Fleet engaging the Rebel Batteries at Port Hudson, March
2646253 Admiral Farragut's Fleet engaging the Rebel Batteries at Port Hudson, March, 14th 1863, pub. Currier & Ives, 1863 (colour litho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: David Glasgow Farragut (1801-70), flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War.); The Stapleton Collection; American, out of copyright
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The Splendid Naval Triumph on the Mississippi, April 24th, 1862 (colour lithograph)
3704146 The Splendid Naval Triumph on the Mississippi, April 24th, 1862 (colour lithograph) by Currier, N. (1813-88) and Ives, J.M. (1824-95); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; (add.info.: Destruction of the Rebel Gunboats, Rams, and Iron Clad Batteries by the Union Fleet under Flag Officer Farragut
This print records a Northern assault on two forts guarding the mouth of the Mississippi. Six days of mortar bombardment, followed by fierce naval combat, forced Forts Jackson and Saint Philip to capitulate.
"The sight of this night attack was awfully grand, the river lit up with blazing rafts filled with pine knots and the ships seemed to be fighting literally amidst the flames and smoke."); American, out of copyright
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World War Two - Second World War - An old paddle steamer
World War Two - Second World War - An old paddle steamer, one of the many ships of all shapes and sizes that helped in the evacuation of the BEF from the beaches at Dunkirk.
Circa: June 1940
1940, 1940s, Army, British B, Dunkirk, Evacuation, Funnels, Military, Paddle Steamers, Sea, Second World War, Ships, Smoke, War, World War Two, Ww2, Wwii