Illustrations of HM late ship Alceste and 4 smaller vessels

This drawing of 'Alceste' and four smaller vessels forms part of a sketchbook, from which another image depicts the wreck of the 'Alceste' being burnt by Malays off Pulo Leat, an island in the Straits of Gaspar on 18 February, 1817. She was captured from the French as 'Minerve' off Rochefort. Bound with PAF8528, PAF8530-PAF8568.

Object Details

ID: PAF8529
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Browne, Charles W.
Vessels: Minerve (1805)
Date made: 1806
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 241 mm x 196 mm
Parts: Album of sketches from Memory made in Jan and Feb 1818 by C W Browne, RN of His Majesty's late ships, Alceste and Julia (Album)

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