Captain James Lawrence uttering his last words or "dying command" "Don't give up the ship!" after being mortally wounded whilst commanding The USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon commanded by Philip Broke during the War of 1812. James Lawrence, 1781 –1813. American naval officer. .

Captain James Lawrence uttering his  last words or "dying command" "Don't give up the ship!" after being mortally wounded whilst commanding The USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon commanded by Philip Broke during the War of 1812.  James Lawrence, 1781 –1813.  American naval officer. . Stock Photo
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3366 x 5277 px | 28.5 x 44.7 cm | 11.2 x 17.6 inches | 300dpi

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1 January 1905

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Captain James Lawrence uttering his last words or "dying command" "Don't give up the ship!" after being mortally wounded whilst commanding The USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon commanded by Philip Broke during the War of 1812. James Lawrence, 1781 –1813. American naval officer. From The History of Our Country, published 1905.