image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Corsair Alligator 

1813

C. Roussel

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Title

Corsair Alligator 

Date

1813

Artist

Description

View of a U.S. privateer, rigged as a barque, flying both a large red ensign and an American flag. The caption notes the Alligator carried 16 guns and was commanded by Sam Griggs; its home port was New Orleans. This is not the sloop USS Alligator captured during the Battle of Lake Borgne. Medium: Watercolour

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Location

Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, USA

Country

Continent

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Image Credit

image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

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