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The Greyhound Excise Cutter. Capt Wm Watson - on a wind, chasing

PAF7971
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Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsGreyhound (1780)

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Object ID PAF7971
Description This is an aquatint etching of the large naval cutter ‘Greyhound’, which was brought in from the merchant service. She weighed 148 tons, carried a crew of 50 men and originally carried 21 guns, although her firepower was reduced to 12 guns in 1781. She is on a starboard tack, her deck lined with figures, one of whom is holding a telescope. A large puff of smoke billows from her foremost gun.
Date made 1 September 1794

Artist/Maker Soutter, T
James Whittle & Richard Holmes Laurie
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching,aquatint
Measurements 250 mm x 286 mm; Mount: 406 mm x 555 mm
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  • The Greyhound Excise Cutter. Capt Wm Watson - on a wind, chasing (PAF7971)
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