Portsmouth Harbour

Portsmouth Harbour, ca. 1700.
The real struggle for control of overseas trade occurred in European waters. Naval vessels destined for the Newfoundland station often left from here. Detail from an engraving by Hulsbergh after Lightbody.

From Frank C. Bowen, The Sea: It's History and Romance Vol II (London: Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd., 1926) 6.

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