Royal Navy Vessel
A Royal Navy vessel, possibly the governor's flagship, in St. John's Harbour.
From the logbook of H.M.S. Pegasus, 1786. A 28-gun frigate, the Pegasus was
commanded by Prince William Henry, later William IV, on his first voyage as
Captain in 1786-1787. The drawing is by J.S.Meres, who served as schoolmaster on
Courtesy of the National Archives of Canada (C-2542).