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  • 3. Derby Wharf Privateers

    Derby Wharf was built by Captain Richard Derby and his son, Elias Hasket Derby, in 1762.


    #1: The British Observer Engaging the American Privateer Ship Jack. Aquatint by Robert Dodd, 1784

    #3: Painting by Benjamin Blythe, circa 1780 - Image courtesy of PEM, m4315