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The 'Leander' at the entrance of Balaklava harbour, 1855

Photograph by George Shaw Lefevre, Crimean War (1854-1856), 1855.

The 4th rate frigate HMS 'Leander' was launched in 1848. She was armed with 50 guns and had a crew of 525. During 1855 'Leander' was commanded by Captain William Peel and was the flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, the Superintendent of Balaclava port during the Crimean War.

From a folio of 12 photographs taken by George Shaw Lefevre. Published by J Hogarth, printed by T Brettell.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1986-04-101-12


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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