American ship in oil on canvas, 19th century

American ship under sail with a distant shore, has a longboat at its beam. Figures are shown on the deck and a figurehead is at the bow. The pennants and the American flag drape in the light breeze. Oil on canvas in a simple, non-academic style. Relined and now with a later correct cove frame.
H. 28.5″, w. 40″.