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Edward Moran  - Burning Of The Frigate Philadelphia In The Harbor Of Tripoli

The First Barbary War. Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbor of Tripoli, February 1804 by Edward Moran, painted

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Edward Moran was an American artist of maritime paintings. He is arguably most famous for his series of 13 historical paintings of United States marine history. (Wikipedia) (“Sailing Ship on the Open Sea” by Edward Moran)

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The US Navy’s Stephen Decatur boarding the Tripolitan gunboat in the First Barbary War, 3 August Painted in oil by Dennis Malone Carter

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Old Ships. By what standard is this ship referred to as old. and by her lines, a clipper ship.

The training ship HMS St Vincent lying off Gosport - Charles Edward Dixon.:

"The training ship HMS "St Vincent" lying off Gosport" - Charles Edward Dixon.

The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli. This area was known in Europe as the Barbary Coast, a term derived from the name of its Berber inhabitants. Their predation extended throughout the Mediterranean, south along West Africa's Atlantic seaboard and even South America,

A Sea Fight with Barbary Corsairs, after “ The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa,.

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