“USS CONSTELLATION on Patrol” Patrick O’Brien Oil 24 x a sloop-of-war, the only ship left in 1854 that had active service during the Civil War.
His Majestys Sloop of War 'Diamond Rock', Stuart, 0709166923, (HMS Navy War Book
Napoleon called Diamond Rock; that symbol of insolence at Martinique;s doorstep;. Short of water and with their powder running low, Maurice and his handful of men began their epic defence. Commissioned in 1804 by Commodore Samuel Hood during the Napoleonic Wars, H.M.S. Diamond Rock was a 600-foot-high pinnacle of basalt rising out of the sea less than a mile from the shores of Martinique. | His Majestys Sloop of War 'Diamond Rock', Stuart, 0709166923
"el Diablo" Thomas Cochrane's commerce raiding cruise in the Western Mediterranean reached its climax when his brig sloop “Speedy” met with the Spanish xebec frigate “El Gamo”, dispatched to put a stop to Cochrane’s game.
Simon the cat. In during the Yangtze Incident, Simon the cat received the PDSA's Dickin Medal after surviving injuries from a cannon shell, raising morale, and killing off a rat infestation during his service.