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|36k||Continental Frigates Hancock and Boston capturing British Frigate Fox 7 June 1777.
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|96k||"USS HANCOCK, BOSTON and FOX vs. HMS FLORA and RAINBOW, 7 July 1777".
Painting by Francis Holman, 1779 of HMS Flora (left) recaptures the American prize Fox. At right, the Continental Frigate Boston escapes into the distance, while at left, HMS Rainbow is in chase of the Continental Frigate Hancock, which was finally captured the following day. Fox was formerly a British frigate, which had been taken by Hancock and
Commissioned by Captain Brisbane, Commanding Officer of HMS Flora. Fourth of a set of four.
Description: Courtesy of Carl L. Crossman, Childs Gallery, Boston, 1971. Purchased by Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in 1976.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 76838
|166k||"British and American Vessels in Action"
Painting by Thomas Buttersworth of the American frigates Boston under command of Captain Hector McNeill, and Hancock under Captain John Manley, in action against the British frigate HMS Flora and British ship HMS Rainbow, off Cape Sable, Newfoundland, 7 July 1777. Following the action, HMS Fox was recaptured from the Americans by Flora,
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 56431. Print received from M. Knoedler and Co. Courtesy of Mr. Daniel Farr, New York City
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