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U.S.S. Chicago, one of the crew

U.S.S. Chicago, one of the crew

Public domain photograph of American ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters... More

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy - Photo: Robert Yarnall Richie

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy - Photo: Robert Yarnall Richie

Title: Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy ..Alternative Title: [Governor William D. Leahy, Puerto Rico]. .Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1939..Place: Isla Grande, Puerto Rico..Physical Description: 1 tr... More

Taft Parade, Admiral Coghlan in auto, New York

Taft Parade, Admiral Coghlan in auto, New York

A group of men riding on the back of a horse drawn carriage. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

First call I need you in the Navy this minute! Our country will always be proudest of those who answered the first call.

First call I need you in the Navy this minute! Our country will always...

Recruiting poster showing Uncle Sam. Public domain scan of World War One propaganda poster, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy - Photo: Robert Yarnall Richie

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy - Photo: Robert Yarnall Richie

Title: Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy..Alternative Title: [Governor William D. Leahy, Puerto Rico]. .Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1939..Place: Isla Grande, Puerto Rico..Physical Description: 1 tra... More

Eine Cracke von S. Thome Wirdt...

Eine Cracke von S. Thome Wirdt...

Dutch? naval battle. Engraving by Thodor de Bry. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, India Orientalis (Peregrination in India), 1605, part 7, plate XII. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... More

PHCS Ron Bayles South Korea....Vehicles come ashore from utility landing craft 1635 (LCU-1635) during exercise Team Spirit '86. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles South Korea....Vehicles come ashore from utility landi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

Illus. in: Gaspar Schott, Technica Curiosa, 1664, pl. 30, opp. p. 388. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Marine engineering; ... More

Boston from Willis Creek / William Pierre delin.

Boston from Willis Creek / William Pierre delin.

Print shows distant view of Boston from across river. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record ... More

Fresh intelligence. Monday. November 6, 1775. Williamsburg, (Virginia) Oct. 28. After Lord Dunmore, with his troops and the navy, had been for several weeks seizing the persons and property of his Majesty's peaceable subjects in this colony, on
Fresh intelligence. Monday. November 6, 1775. Williamsburg, (Virginia) Oct. 28. After Lord Dunmore, with his troops and the navy, had been for several weeks seizing the persons and property of his Majesty's peaceable subjects in this colony, on
A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns hou...

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 177... More

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

Print shows tents and wooden fence in foreground and Boston Harbor in the background. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... ... More

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet, British Cartoon Print

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet, British C...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... More

Military ensemble, 18th century costume

Military ensemble, 18th century costume

Public domain photo of a 3d object, North and Central America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... More

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for th... More

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and t...

Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, old data from Cresswell, 1975. Pu... More

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph Hei... More

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner, engraving, Library of Congress

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner, engraving, Library of Congr...

Print shows Robert Rogers, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, with musket nestled in crook of left elbow, and Native American standing in the background. Illus. in:... More

A view of Boston - Public domain document scan of drawing

A view of Boston - Public domain document scan of drawing

Print shows ships in Boston Harbor, with distant view of the city. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781.... More

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

Print showing a distant view of Egmont Harbor, Prince Edward Island, from chart of Egmont Harbor. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des B... More

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Illus. i... More

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forces

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forc...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background. Illus... More

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. distant two leagues

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. d...

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the north point of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... More

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Print is oval insert on a chart of Halifax Harbor showing the lighthouse at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des B... More

View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

Print showing a distant view of the harbor, with trees in the foreground, at Port George, Nova Scotia. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. ... More

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc., engraving, Library of Congress

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc., engraving, Library of Congress

Print shows Esek Hopkins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America; ... More

Charles Willson Peale - Catherine "Kitty" Floyd, bust portrait miniature, facing slightly right

Charles Willson Peale - Catherine "Kitty" Floyd, bust portrait miniatu...

Gold-cased oval portrait miniature in velvet-lined container. Presented to the Library of Congress on June 15, 1977, by Rear Admiral Schuyler N. Pyne, U.S.N. Retired, of Annapolis, Md., a descendant of Catherine Floyd.

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to defend himself, at the attack of Fort Omoa, which was taken by escalade, on the 20 of Octr. 1779, under the command of Captn. Dalrymmple and Commodore Lutterell / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to def...

Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England : ... / By Edward Barnard, esq., assisted by ... Mr. Millar.... London : Pr... More

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and commander in chief of all the militia, and admiral of the Navy of the same. A proclamation. Whereas a proclamation of the President of the United States of America, dated the twe

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and com...

On recto, Copy 2: Duplicate. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... More

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy, British Cartoon Print

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... More

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... More

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... More

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: [Sta]tue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of... More

To Commodore Sir Peter Parker... a birds eye view from part of Mount Pleafant...

To Commodore Sir Peter Parker... a birds eye view from part of Mount P...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Faden, William.

U.S.S. Somers - Print, Library of Congress collection

U.S.S. Somers - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ashley.

USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washington, demonstrates how to use a pike to repel boarders during combat at sea in the 1800s.

USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washi...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jun. 04, 2019) USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washington, demonstrates how to use a pike to repel boarders during combat at sea in the 1800s. As part of Nashv... More

USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washington, demonstrates how to use a pike to repel boarders during combat at sea in the 1800s.

USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washi...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jun. 05, 2019) USS Constitution crew member Airman Ziven Meyer, from Bremerton, Washington, demonstrates how to use a pike to repel boarders during combat at sea in the 1800s. As part of Nashv... More

U.S.S. Wichita - Print, Library of Congress collection

U.S.S. Wichita - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ashley.

A prospect of Port Antonio, and town of Titchfield, in parish of Portland, on the North side Jamaica, taken from Navy island

A prospect of Port Antonio, and town of Titchfield, in parish of Portl...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Jamaica.

Com. Dahlgreen. U.S.N. - A black and white drawing of a man in uniform

Com. Dahlgreen. U.S.N. - A black and white drawing of a man in uniform

Public domain photograph related to US navy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sousa and Great Lakes Navy Band by Paul Stahr

Sousa and Great Lakes Navy Band by Paul Stahr

Public domain photograph of 19th-century vintage card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

USS Constitution Sailors demonstrate to students at Alice B. Beal Elementary School how pikes were used in the 1800s during Springfield Navy Week.

USS Constitution Sailors demonstrate to students at Alice B. Beal Elem...

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Sep. 17, 2018) Seaman Samantha J. Schacher, from Gilbert, Ariz., and Seaman Sarah G. Chandler from Indianapolis, assigned to USS Constitution, demonstrate to students at Alice B. Beal Elemen... More

U.S.S. Saratoga, engraving, Library of Congress

U.S.S. Saratoga, engraving, Library of Congress

Picryl description: Public domain image of naval activity, ship, sea, 19th-20th century navy, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

U.S. Iron clad steamer, New Ironsides

U.S. Iron clad steamer, New Ironsides

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Rease, W.H.

Honorable Gideon Welles. Secretary of the Navy

Honorable Gideon Welles. Secretary of the Navy

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Putnam, G.

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act making an appropriation for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and two," having con

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to who...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 226, Folder 40.

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a black-and-white reproduction.

The official party for the christening ceremony of United States Naval Ship (USNS), Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1), pause for a photograph at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO).

The official party for the christening ceremony of United States Naval...

San Diego, Calif., (May. 21, 2005) The official party for the christening ceremony of United States Naval Ship (USNS), Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1), pause for a photograph at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co... More

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Register, June 1807, USS Chesapeake

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Register, June 1807, USS Chesapeake

USS Chesapeake Public domain scan of Thomas Jefferson correspondence, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

(DLC/PP-1995:140.256) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 256. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

Members of the National Guard A Battery 1st of the 101st Field Artillery 2nd Corps of Cadets fire cannons timed to the 1812 Overture at a rehearsal performance of the Boston Pops during Boston Navy Week.

Members of the National Guard A Battery 1st of the 101st Field Artille...

BOSTON (Jul. 03, 2012) Members of the National Guard A Battery 1st of the 101st Field Artillery 2nd Corps of Cadets fire cannons timed to the 1812 Overture at a rehearsal performance of the Boston Pops during B... More

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter from Com. Perry to the Secretary of the Navy. U. S. Brig. Niagara, off the Western Sister, Head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M. [Washington 1813].

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 190, Folder 26.

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow. by Commodore Rodgers, with 260,000 dollars, in gold and silver on board. Boston printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre-Alley [1813].

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 5... More

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'clock. More agreeable news. We have the pleasure of announcing that Com. Rodgers after a cruise of five months, has arrived at Newport, having taken, destroyed and ransomed 27

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'...

Imprint 2.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 50, Folder 4.

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the president and Congress. A song composed on the arrival of those frigates in Boston yesterday, (December 31, 1812,) with a good supply of the Ready Rhino [Boston] Printed by N. Cover

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the presid...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 50,... More

Ship United States - Public domain  drawing

Ship United States - Public domain drawing

Detail drawing showing how the hull of the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, sails in the water.

 A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813.

A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 06, 2013) A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. The battle took place between the opposing forces of the U.S. and Britain on the contested waters of Lake Erie d... More

United States & Macedonian - Public domain  drawing

United States & Macedonian - Public domain drawing

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. The original... More

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns, commander's name, and station of each vessel, to October, 1813- Including those on the lakes. [1813].

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 228, Folder 18.

A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813.

A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813.

WASHINGTON (Sep. 06, 2013) A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. The battle took place between the opposing forces of the U.S. and Britain on the contested waters of Lake Erie d... More

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; Rollinson sct.

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; R...

Print shows James Lawrence, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Published in the Analectic Magazine, 1813 Dec. The Library has two impressions one mounted on wove paper, the oth... More

John Wesley Jarvis - Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

John Wesley Jarvis - Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Print shows Commodore Thomas MacDonough, half-length portrait in uniform. Engraving by J.B. Forrest from the original by J.W. Jarvis. Illustrated in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans / ... More

Yeoman 3rd Class Brianna Bays, assigned to USS Constitution, shows off an 1814-style cutlass to students at Forest Hill Elementary School during Bossier City-Shreveport Navy Week at one of six after school LightHouse programs.

Yeoman 3rd Class Brianna Bays, assigned to USS Constitution, shows off...

SHREVEPORT, La. (Apr. 29, 2015) Yeoman 3rd Class Brianna Bays, assigned to USS Constitution, shows off an 1814-style cutlass to students at Forest Hill Elementary School during Bossier City-Shreveport Navy Week... More

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... More

An information graphic for the U.S. Navy to commemorate the history and heritage of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

An information graphic for the U.S. Navy to commemorate the history an...

WASHINGTON (Aug. 22, 2014) An information graphic for the U.S. Navy to commemorate the history and heritage of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. In August 1814, British forces moving up the Chesapeake Bay at... More

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a severe action at Bladensburgh, six miles from the Capitol. "Baltimore has acquired immortal honor by the brave resistance of Commodore Barney, his sailors and the bold volunteers."

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a sever...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812- Ballads. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Co... More

Four pages of a message drafted in May 1814 sent from Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to Secretary of the Navy William Jones detailing cargo and items seized from British ships during the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813,

Four pages of a message drafted in May 1814 sent from Commodore Oliver...

WASHINGTON (Sep. 05, 2013) Four pages of a message drafted in May 1814 sent from Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to Secretary of the Navy William Jones detailing cargo and items seized from British ships during t... More

Enterprise and Boxer. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Enterprise and Boxer. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and gallant crews, by their humble servant James Webster - second view / drawn by Sully and Kearney ; etched by C. Tiebout ; & engraved by G. Murray ; printed by Rogers and Esler.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie. Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... More

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... More

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. Published in: Th... More

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. Published in: Th... More

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Baronet, K.C.B. Commander of his Majesty's ship, the Shannon, in the attack, boarding, and capture of the American frigate, the Chesapeake ... / manufactured by S. Hougham & Co. ; Henry Meyer execudit.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea.

Triumphant return of the American squadron, under Com. Bainbridge from the Mediterranean, 1815

Triumphant return of the American squadron, under Com. Bainbridge from...

Women on temple in water greeting sailors in boat, Boston(?). After drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Naval Temple. Boston,1816. Title page. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - NAVY, U.S. 1815. This record conta... More

Tribute to departed worth -

Tribute to departed worth -

Print showing Liberty and Freedom aside a funerary monument to Oliver H. Perry. Shows the stern of his ship "Lawrence", a bald eagle, cannons and cannonballs, tridents, military banners and the American flag. ... More

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been entertained, that such of the inhabitants of the District and its vicinity, as also such strangers who are now sojourning with us, as may be desirous of seeing the Launch of th

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been e...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 6.

Helicopter fire on McMurdo Base, Antarctica, prior to arrival of emergency response team

Helicopter fire on McMurdo Base, Antarctica, prior to arrival of emerg...

Local number: SIA2012-0665..Summary: SIA RU007231, Box 140, Folder. Taken during Waldo Schmitt's collecting during the Palmer Peninsula Survey 1962-1963.....Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives ( http:... More

T.R. Peale, U.S. ship Vincennes, Decr. 14th 1841 / Chas. W. Peale, pinxit.

T.R. Peale, U.S. ship Vincennes, Decr. 14th 1841 / Chas. W. Peale, pin...

Photograph shows Titian Ramsay Peale, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform. Halftone print after oil painting by Charles Willson Peale, 1819, when Titian was part of a scientific expeditio... More

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus, Antlia Pneumatica, Argo Navis, and Pyxis Nautica / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus...

Astronomical chart showing an owl, raven, ornate bowl, sextant, snake, cat, wolf, centaur, air pump, and a ship forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 32.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Printed below title: Vol.... More

The National barber - Print, Library of Congress collection

The National barber - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... More

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. Illus. in: The Ladies' Companion.... New York : W.W. Snowden, v. 5, (1836 July), opp. p. 103.

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... More

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

A pointed comparison of French and American governments, prompted by events surrounding American efforts in 1836 to force France to honor spoliation claims for American shipping losses suffered during the Napol... More

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parker.

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parke...

Print shows William Bainbridge, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans, vol. 3 / James Herring and James B. ... More

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Corporation of the City of Washington, approved 26th May 1837 /

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through t... More

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring expedition at the South Pole, waiting for stores

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring exped...

Print satirizes Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition, which left in August 1838. The upper left vignette shows Wilkes in a rowboat with scientists who use a transit or telescope to see fauna. The ... More

Map from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]"

Map from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [Wi...

This image has been taken from scan 001033 from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, c... More

map from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]"

map from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [Wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000602 from "The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, c... More

map from "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]]"

map from "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [W...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... More

Map of the River Jordan & Dead Sea : and the route of the party under the command of Lieut. W.F. Lynch, U.S.N. under his superintendence constructed from the joint labours of Lieut. Dale & himself by Passd. Midn. R. Aulick U.S.N. /

Map of the River Jordan & Dead Sea : and the route of the party under ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Shows route of party and location of camps. Exhibition: The Call of Zion, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sep 16, 1998-J... More

Admiral David Porter, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Admiral David Porter, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows Admiral David Porter, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

map from "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]]"

map from "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [W...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "[The History of the Navy of the United States of America. [With portraits and a map.]]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... More

Supreme court of the United States. Susan Decatur, Appellant vs J. K. Paulding, Secretary of the Navy. This is an appeal from the refusal of the Circuit court of the District of Columbia for the county of Washington, to issue a Mandamus to the A

Supreme court of the United States. Susan Decatur, Appellant vs J. K. ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 197, Folder 1b.

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (L... More

Cover art of the new book �Cushing, The Navy�s First Seal.

Cover art of the new book �Cushing, The Navy�s First Seal.

Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C. Cover art of the new book Cushing, The Navys First Seal by Naval Historical Center (NHC) historian Dr. Robert J. Schneller Jr. William Barker Cushing (1842-74) was one... More

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