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This representation of His Majesty's Ship 'Magnificent', 74 Guns...
The full inscription on this print reads:
'This representation of His Majesty's Ship MAGNIFICENT, 74 guns, JOHN HAYES, ESQ, CAPTAIN, / Showing (after cutting the Cables in a S.W. Gale) the manner of making Sail under reefed Courses and close reefed Topsails, / with Yards and Topmasts struck, and saving the Ship from destruction on a Lee shore on the 17th Dec 1812. Is by Gracious Permission dedicated to HIS MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY WILLIAM IV by His Majesty's faithful Subject & Servant John Hayes, Capt. R.N. C.B. / When the cables were cut the Ship was in Shoal water amongst the Rocks, and not more than Two Cables length from the Reef off / Isle de Rea, near Basque Road, and with the send of the sea was at one time only on Foot from the ground.' Immediately under the print 'Painted by Gilbert' / '(ACKERMANN & Co EXEC't) / Eng'd by C. Hunt',/ [and below Hunt] 'Sir Philip Durham & Squadron in Basque Road' (as shown to the right).
Object number: PAH9217
Artist: G. Gilbert (artist); C. Hunt (engraver); Rudolph Ackermann & Co (publisher)
Dimensions: 465 mm x 562 mm
- Image reference: PY9217
- National Maritime Museum