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Edward Tatham

Male 1811 - 1880  (69 years)


HMS Fury, 1854

HMS Fury, 1854

The First Gun fired in the East
H.M. Steam Sloop "Fury", Comr. Edw. Tatham, being dispatched off Sebastopol immediately after the Declaration of War, was chased for several hours by two Russian frigates, two brigs and two steamers. On getting to windward of the enemy, she fired the First Gun.
This print is respectfully dedicated to The Officers of the Black Sea Fleet.
Alfred C. May
Mate of H.M. Ship "Fury"

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