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yachtmasters: Salt Water by straorza

yachtmasters: Salt Water by straorza

Geoff Hunt Print - “Randolph Against the Odds, 7th March, 1778” From Geoff Hunt's spectacular series of prints depicting dramatic naval actions associated with the War of Independence and the War of 1812. The subject of the painting is Captain Biddle's brave but ultimately disastrous action in the Randolph, 32 guns, against the British 64-gun ship Yarmouth, which took place off Barbados on a moonlit night.   -- on ScrimshawGallery.com #GeoffHunt #Navy

"'Randolph' against the odds," by Geoffrey Hunt.The American frigate "Randolph" sighted the British ship of the line "H. Yarmouth" on March off Barbados. The "Randolph" attacked and fought for 20 minutes, until her magazine exploded.