Commodore Hull, in the Constitution, chased by a British Ship of the Line, the Africa, (painting)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 46
The frigates were the Guerriere, the Shannon, the Belvidera, and the Aeolus. The chase continued sixty hours. The Constitution, by maneuvering and outsailing the enemy, escaped a conflict with a force so greatly superior, and arrived at Boston on the 26th of the month. [Pp. 28-29; full entry reads: "Commodore Hull, in the Constitution, chased by a British ship of the line, the Africa, of 64 guns, four frigates, a brig and a schooner, July 7th, 1812."]
Catalogue of Paintings, belonging to Yale College; deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery. New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. 1852.