shannon chesapeake

Here are some fascinating and historic items I am currently offering for sale.

Captain Broke’s sea-going silver dishes from HMS Shannon »

A graduated set of four George III seagoing silver meat dishes by William Stroud, London 1811, decorated with the coat of arms and crest of Captain Philip Broke RN (1776-1841), commander of HMS Shannon in the famous action with USS Chesapeake in 1813. Each plain oval with gadroon edging, dimensions respectively approx: 15 x 11 […]


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