The University of Texas at Austin
Wash drawing of the Sloop of War Austin
Identifier: foth_0541
Title: Wash drawing of the Sloop of War Austin
Description: The sloop of war, Austin, was the flagship of the Texas Navy from 1840-1843. Houston sent Texas’ small Navy to "quarantine" Mexico. Houston sought to nudge the United States towards annexation. The Austin actively engaged Mexican vessels during the quarantine.
Date: undated
Creator: Johns, Edward
Source: Johns (Edward) Papers
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 3So57
Folder: Texas Sloop of War "Austin"
Format: Watercolors
Size: 9 in X 12 in
Other ID: txu-crra-pic-sloopofwar-01; di_05062