Monday, July 27, 2009

Divide and Conquer

CDR Bullard was presented with a beautiful framed lithograph from the Mess Limited edition lithograph depicting USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") at a dramatic moment in the 20 February 1815 battle between the American frigate and British men-of-war Cyane and Levant when she delivered withering raking fire into the latter's stern, wrecking her steering.

Read more about Capture of Cyane and Levant, 1815

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am a huge fan of raking fire.


B. Walthrop