Thus appeareth the French Admiral Count de Grasse bearing down to succour the unfortunate Zele who in the night had carried away her foremast and bowsprit and forming on different tacks by which lucky circumstance the 12th April 1782 must ever be held as a memorable day

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Title

Thus appeareth the French Admiral Count de Grasse bearing down to succour the unfortunate Zele who in the night had carried away her foremast and bowsprit and forming on different tacks by which lucky circumstance the 12th April 1782 must ever be held as a memorable day

Description

14 1/2" x 23". Watercolour painting.

Subject

De Grasse, Francois Joseph Paul, - 1722-1788; Ships; Soldiers - France

Creator

William Millery

Date

1782

Source

NLJ Print Collection - P296

Identifier

D0009235

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

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Citation

William Millery, “Thus appeareth the French Admiral Count de Grasse bearing down to succour the unfortunate Zele who in the night had carried away her foremast and bowsprit and forming on different tacks by which lucky circumstance the 12th April 1782 must ever be held as a memorable day,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed April 14, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8357.