HMS 'Pique's' gig by John Christian Schetky

HMS 'Pique's' gig

John Christian Schetky

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HMS 'Pique's' gig

This painting is one of a series of four in the same frame, recording an incident involving HMS 'Pique' after she went aground on rocks at Point Forteau, in the Straits of Belle Isle, whilst patrolling off Labrador. Several days later she was again caught in a gale. Strong seas struck the rudder, already weakened by the first incident, and tore it from the stern post. The ship was then steered for 1400 miles back to England without a rudder and was able to return to England in October 1835. Her captain was tried at Court Martial at Portsmouth Harbour in October 1835, but found not guilty of the damage of the ship.
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  • Image reference: BHC2258

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