Yorkshire, Flamborough, North Landing - Battle of Flamborough Head: A Franco-American squadron fought the Battle of Flamborough Head with a pair of Royal Navy frigates in the American Revolutionary War on 23 September 1779. In the engagement, USS Bonhomme Richard and Pallas, with USS Alliance, captured HMS Serapis and Countess of Scarborough, the best-known incident of Capt. John Paul Jones’s naval career. The toposcope at the lighthouse commemorates the 180th anniversary of the battle.
photographer: Richard Franco https://plus.google.com/108105990957250238326/posts "A long exposure of St. Catherine's Breakwater from earlier this evening. The brightly lit sea comes courtesy of tonight's full moon." - Richard Franco