View of the English Squadron commanded by Admiral Barrington and transports in the Cul de Sac (St.
The British Fleet at Anchor off St Lucia, 1778 by Dominic Serres, 1780
© National Maritime Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 108 x 184 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £21,000 ( Total: £140,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- PHB Alderson
Lucia).... December 16th 1778. Commemorates Admiral Barrington's capture of this strategically significant West Indian island in the American War.
Admiral the Hon Samuel Barrington; (1729-1800) Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham who presented it to Greenwich Hospital, 1824; returned circa 1853 to Barrington family; by descent to 11th Viscount Barrington; Right Reverend PHB Alderson.