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|160k||One of the more interesting moments during the Battle of Lake Erie was when COMO. Oliver Hazard Perry, who was aboard the heavily damaged US Brig Lawrence decided to transfer his personnel pennant, a blue flag bearing the motto "Don't give up the ship", to another ship the US Brig Niagara. Amidst the chaos of battle Perry and his crew travel half a mile to Niagara where he continued to lead the US squadron to victory.||Tommy Trampp|
|309k||Centennial post card image, depicting Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry in either the US Brig Lawrence or the US Brig Niagara, at the Battle of Lake Erie.||Tommy Trampp|
US Naval History and Heritage Command
photo # NH KN-621
|66k||Painting by William H. Powell, depicting Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry transferring his flag from the disabled
US Brig Lawrence to the US Brig Niagara, at the height of the action. The original painting is exhibited in the
United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH KN-621
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|85k||US Brig Lawrence as she appeared when raised in Misery Bay, Erie Harbor, PA., September 1875. Lawrence had been sunk for preservation in July 1815. When raised she was cut into sections, shipped by rail to Philadelphia and exhibited there during the United States Centennial Exhibition of 1876. While at Philadelphia, her remains were reduced to ashes by a fire.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 51253. Halftone reproduction, copied from "The Journal of American History", Volume 9, Page 312.
|251k||Surgical Instruments used by Dr. Archimides Smith, Surgeon on the US Brig Lawrence (I), during the Battle of Lake Erie in
September 1813. These instruments were given to Dr. Smith by General William Henry Harrison and donated to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology by W.H. Smith.
They include, at top: Hacksaw type bone saw. In the middle group: 6½" forecept clamp (above, with - from left to right - below it): 7½" bone scraper; 7" knife; 7½" knife; 9" knife; artery clamp. In the lower left: 13" curved knife.
In lower center, top to bottom): 6¼" suture hook; 7½" scapel; 7" scapel; 5¼" scapel. In the lower right: 14½" curved knife.
Courtesy of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., 1969.
US. Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 69573
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