Nova Scotia Archives

Brigs and Barques: Images and Artworks from the Age of Sail


''The American Frigate Chesapeake crippled and thrown into utter disorder by the two first broadsides fired from HMS Shannon''

A series of four lithographs depicting the capture of the USS Chesapeake by HMS Shannon, off Halifax, June 1813, during the War of 1812-15.

Date: 1813

Artist: J.G. Schetly

Reference: Documentary Art Collection Nova Scotia Archives 1979-147 142.2

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