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The capture of Havana: storming of Morro Castle, 30 July 1762
A depiction of an episode from the last major operation of the Seven Years War, 1756-1763. It was part of England's offensive against Spain when she entered the war in support of France late in 1761. The British Government's response was immediately to plan large offensive amphibious operations against Spanish overseas possessions, particularly Havana, the capital of the western dominions and Manila, the capital of the eastern. Havana needed large forces for its capture and early in 1762 ships and troops were dispatched under Admiral Sir George Pocock and General the Earl of Albemarle.
Dominic Serres, the Elder
- Image reference: BHC0412
- On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London from a private lender