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USA merchant ensign (1812-14)


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Collection Flags, USA
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleHistorical Association: Coote, Richard
EventsWar of 1812, 1812-1815
VesselsBorer (1812)

Object details:

Object ID AAA0550
Description Fifteen star American flag, 1795-1818 pattern, from a merchant brig captured by HMS Borer, Captain Richard Coote during the War of 1812. It is made of hand-woven wool bunting with cotton stars and is hand-sewn.
Date made 1813-1814

Place made United States of America
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wool; cotton
Measurements flag: 1930.4 x 3454.4 mm
  • USA merchant ensign (1812-14) (AAA0550)
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