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|353k||Painting by unknown artist depicting USS Enterprise in her first action and victory in the Mediterranean, 1 August 1801, off Malta against
the Tripoliatn corsair Tripoli.
"History of the US Navy", by James M. Morris
|362k||USS Enterprise capturing the Tripolitan corsair Tripoli off Malta 1 August 1801. From a drawing (circa 1878) by CAPT. William Bainbridge Hoff, US Navy.
Photo from the US National Archives.
|129k||Bombardment of Tripoli, 3 August 1804
Oil by Michael Felice Corne, depicting Commodore Edward Preble's squadron engaging the Tripolitan gunboats and fortifications during the afternoon of 3 August 1804. U.S. Navy vessels shown in the foreground are, from left to right:
schooner USS Enterprise,
schooner USS Nautilus,
brig USS Argus,
brig USS Syren,
schooner USS Vixen,
mortar boat Dent,
frigate USS Constitution (Preble's flagship),
mortar boat Robinson, and
Attacking the enemy flotilla in the center background are LT.Stephen Decatur's three gunboats and a gunboat commanded by LT. James Decatur, who was killed in this action.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 65536-KN. Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland.
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|507k||USS Enterprise engaging and capturing the 12-gun gun-brig HMS Boxer, near Portland, Maine in September 1813.
Image taken from the pages of the book Twenty-Six Historic Ships, by Fredrick Hill, 1903.
|110k||Warships of the sailing navy. Chromolithograph by Armstrong & Company, after an 1893 watercolor by Fred S. Cozzens, published in Our Navy
-- Its Growth and Achievements, 1897. Ships depicted are from different eras, and are identified by the artist as (from left to right):
U.S. Brig (Schooner) Enterprise (1799-1823), firing a salute;
U.S. Ship of the Line Pennsylvania (1837-1861);
U.S. Ship of the Line North Carolina (1825-1867), mis-labeled by the artist as South Carolina; and
U.S. Brig Hornet (1805-1829). The vessel under sail in the far center distance is not identified. Collection of Captain Glenn
Howell, USN, 1974.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo #: NH 460-KN (Color)
|34k||Johnston Blakely commanded USS Enterprise during the capture of the Tripolitan corsair Tripoli off Malta 1 August 1801. Image courtesy of North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, N.C.||Bill Gonyo|
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