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The English Frigate “Augusta”

Sixty Four Guns

 
 
The English Frigate Augusta”<br> Sixty Four Guns Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
1. The English Frigate Augusta”
Sixty Four Guns Marker
Inscription.  
was destroyed an sunk
in the Delaware River
by Col. Smith's American Battery
October 23rd, A.D. 1777
——……… ——
This Cannon is one of the sixty four.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 58.969′ N, 76° 29.208′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Memorial is at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Decatur Road, on the left when traveling east on Maryland Avenue. On the USNA Campus, in front of Preble Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Preble Hall (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Naval Academy Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); 14cm 3.5 inch Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Albert Abraham Michelson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tripoli Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Made from USS Lexington Recycled Plastic Waste
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Tripoli Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); San Cayetano (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Red Bank. Resulting in the defeat of the Hessians and the Destruction of the British Frigate Augusta by McGeorge Wallace, 1905? Hathi Trust. (Submitted on December 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1.
During the Battle of Red Bank the Ship of the Line Augusta and the Sloop of War Merlin ran aground. Merlin was burned by the British and Augusta was set afire by the American Batteries at Fort Mifflin.
    — Submitted December 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
The English Frigate “Augusta” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
2. The English Frigate “Augusta” Marker
Augusta Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
3. Augusta Cannon
Royal Seal of the Augusta Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
4. Royal Seal of the Augusta Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 26, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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