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Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Index by Ship Name

  • AA1 (SS52), renamed T1. Port bow, underway. Submarines 161
  • Alabama (BB8). Port bow. Battleships 77
  • Alfred (formerly the Black Prince). Sailing Ships 1
  • Allegheny (AT19), formerly the Huron. Oceangoing tug. Port stern quarter, underway. Auxiliary Ships 63
  • Anderson (DD411). Starboard side. Destroyers 137
  • Arctic(AF7), formerly the Yambill. Storeship. Aerial, starboard bow, underway. Auxiliary Ships 67
  • Arizona (BB39). Starboard bow, underway with aircraft overhead. Battleships 92
  • Arkansas (BB33). Port side, underway. Battleships 87
  • Aroostock (AOG14). Gasoline tanker. Port side. Auxiliary Ships 59
  • Atlanta (protected). Port bow. Cruisers 98
  • Bagley (DD386). Starboard side. Destroyers 134
  • Baltimore (Cruiser 3). Starboard bow. Cruisers 104
  • Boise (light CL47). Starboard bow, underway. Cruisers 120
  • Bonhomme Richard. Sailing Ships 3
  • Bonhomme Richard (formerly the Duc de Duras). Sailing Ships 2
  • Bonhomme Richard. Battle with the Serapis, 1779. Sailing Ships 4
  • Boston (protected). Port bow. Cruisers 99
  • Brooklyn (Armored Cruiser 3). Starboard side. Cruisers 109
  • Brooks (DD232). Destroyers 129
  • California (BB44). Aerial, starboard bow, passing under Golden Gate Bridge. Battleships 94
  • Casco (renamed Hero), 1864. Light-draft monitor. Starboard bow, turret removed, on James River.. Steam Ships 40
  • Chicago (protected). Port bow. Cruisers 100
  • Chicago. Leading the Squadron of Evolution. Cruisers 101
  • Colorado (Armored Cruiser 7), renamed the Pueblo. Port side, underway. Cruisers 111
  • Columbus. Sailing Ships 19
  • Commodore Barney, starboard stern quarter, on James River. Steam Ships 33
  • Concord (Gunboat 3). Starboard bow. Patrol Vessels 145
  • Connecticut (BBl8). Broadside, Sydney Harbor. Battleships 83
  • Constellation. Sailing Ships 6
  • Constellation, 1798. 38-gun frigate. Battle with
  • Constitution. Sailing Ships 7
  • Constitution. Meeting with the Guernere, 1812. Sailing Ships 9
  • Constitution. Port beam, at sea. Sailing Ships 10
  • Constitution. Sail plan. Sailing Ships 8
  • Cushing (Torpedo Boat 1). Starboard side. Torpedo Boats 179
  • Davis (DD395). Port bow, underway. Destroyers 135
  • Davis (DD65). Port side. Destroyers 127
  • Delaware (BB28). Starboard bow, Guantanamo Bay. Battleships 85
  • DeLong (No. 28). Port bow, at wharf. Torpedo Boats 183
  • Dent (DD116). Port bow, camouflaged. Destroyers 128
  • Dolphin (unarmored). Starboard side. Cruisers 102
  • Downes (DD375). Starboard side, underway. Destroyers 133
  • Enterprise (CV6). Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck. Aircraft Carriers 50
  • Enterprise, 1799. 12-gun schooner. Capturing a
  • Ericsson (No. 2). Port stern quarter, at wharf. Torpedo Boats 180
  • Erie (Gunboat PG50). Aerial, starboard bow, underway. Patrol Vessels 146
  • Erie, 1814. Sailing Ships 16
  • Essex. Sailing Ships 14
  • Farragut (DD348). Aerial, starboard stern, underway. Destroyers 130
  • Florida (BB30). Starboard beam, underway. Battleships 86
  • Flusser (DD20), Port side, underway. Destroyers 122
  • Fulton, starboard side, underway. Sail and Steam Ships 23
  • Gannet (AVP8), formerly Minesweeper AM41. Small seaplane tender. Port bow. Auxiliary Ships 66
  • Garfish (SS30), renamed H3. Starboard bow, at launching. Submarines 157
  • General Grant, Starboard side, on Tennessee River. Steam Ships 41
  • Georgia (BB15). Port side, underway. Battleships 81
  • Gleaves (DD423). Starboard side, underway. Destroyers 138
  • Gloucester formerly J. P. Morgan's Corsair. Converted yacht. Port stern quarter. Patrol Vessels 140
  • Grayback (SS208). Port side. Submarines 176
  • Hartford, starboard side at anchor. Sail and Steam Ships 30
  • Henderson (AP1). Transport. Starboard bow, camouflaged. Auxiliary Ships 69
  • Henley (DD39). Port bow, camouflaged. Destroyers 125
  • Holland (AS3). Submarine tender. Aerial, starboard bow, with six submarines alongside. Auxiliary Ships 68
  • Holland (SSl). Starboard bow, on ways. Submarines 151
  • Hopkins (DD6). Port bow. Destroyers 121
  • Hornet (CV8). Aerial, port bow, underway. Aircraft Carriers 52
  • Houston (AK1), formerly Liebenfels. Cargo ship. Starboard bow, at wharf. Auxiliary Ships 56
  • Hudson (formerly the Liberator), 1826. Port bow, under sail. Sailing Ships 20
  • Idaho (BB42). Starboard side, underway, two planes on catapults. Battleships 93
  • Independence, 1815. 74-gun ship of the line. Starboard side, under sail. Sailing Ships 17
  • Independence. Sail plan. Sailing Ships 18
  • Indiana (BB1). Starboard side. Battleships 72
  • Indianapolis (heavy CA35). Aerial, starboard bow, underway. Cruisers 117
  • Iowa (BB4). Port bow, entering drydock. Battleships 75
  • Jupiter. Collier 3. Starboard bow. Auxiliary Ships 57
  • K5 (SS36). Port bow, crew on deck. Submarines 158
  • Kearsarge (BB5), converted to craneship in 1920. Port bow, at wharf. Battleships 76
  • L6 (SS545). Starboard broadside, crew on deck. Submarines 159
  • Langley (CV1), formerly the Jupiter. Aerial, bow on, plane on deck. Aircraft Carriers 43
  • Langley Aerial, starboard bow, underway, aircraft on deck. Aircraft Carriers 44
  • Lehigh, 1863. Passaic class monitor. Starboard bow.on James River.. Steam Ships 38
  • Lexington (CV2). Aerial, starboard beam. aircraft on deck. Diamond Head in background. Aircraft Carriers 45
  • Lexington. Aerial, port bow, aircraft on deck. Aircraft Carriers 46
  • Ludlow (DD438). Port side. Destroyers 139
  • M1 (SS547). Port bow, underway. Submarines 160
  • MacDonough (DD351). Starboard side, underway. Destroyers 131
  • Mackenzie (No. 17). Port side. Torpedo Boats 182
  • Mackerel (SS204). Port bow. Submarines 175
  • Marblehead (light CL12). Aerial, starboard side, underway. Cruisers 113
  • Maryland (BB46). Starboard beam, underway. Battleships 95
  • Massachusetts (BB2). Starboard bow at wharf. Battleships 73
  • Mayflower (PY1). Converted yacht. Port bow. Patrol Vessels 141
  • Mayrant (DD402). Starboard side. Destroyers 136
  • Medusa (AR1). Repair ship. Aerial, starboard side. Auxiliary Ships 65
  • Melville (AD2). Destroyer tender. Aerial, port bow, with destroyers alongside. Auxiliary Ships 58
  • Mendota, 1863. Side-wheel gunboat. Port bow, on James River.. Steam Ships 36
  • Michigan, starboard stern quarter, underway. Sail and Steam Ships 27
  • Minnesota (BB22). Port bow, other ships in background. Battleships 84
  • Mississippi, starboard side. Sail and Steam Ships 24
  • Missouri, starboard side, burning at Gibraltar Aug. 26, 1843. Sail and Steam Ships 25
  • Monadnock (BM3), starboard side, in Chinese waters. Steam Ships 42
  • Monaghan (DD32). Starboard bow. Destroyers 124
  • Monitor (original), 1862. Deck, after battle with the Virginia.. Steam Ships 35
  • Monocacy, 1866. Side-wheel gunboat. Port side, towing boats on return from attack on Korean mainland.. Sail and Steam Ships 31
  • Nebraska (BB14). Port bow, camouflaged, Norfolk. Battleships 80
  • Nevada (BB36). Port beam, underway, with aircraft-launching platform on turret. Battleships 89
  • New York (Armored Cruiser 2). Port bow. Cruisers 106
  • New York (BB34). Starboard side, underway. Battleships 88
  • Newark (Cruiser 1). Port side. Cruisers 103
  • Nitro (AE2). Ammunition ship. Port bow, at wharf. Auxiliary Ships 55
  • Northampton (heavy CA26). Aerial, starboard beam, underway. Cruisers 115
  • O3 (SS64). Port bow, underway. Submarines 162
  • Ohio (BB12). 1st and 2d squadrons at Hampton Roads, Ohio port beam at right. Battleships 78
  • Oklahoma (BB37). Starboard bow, underway. Battleships 90
  • Olympia (Cruiser 6). Port bow. Cruisers 107
  • Onondaga, 1864. Double-turret monitor. Port stern quarter, on James River.. Steam Ships 39
  • Oregon (BB3). Starboard side. Battleships 74
  • Owl (AM2). Minesweeper. Port side, underway. Auxiliary Ships 62
  • Panay (River Gunboat PG45). Port bow, underway. Patrol Vessels 147
  • Patoka (AV6), formerly oiler AO9. Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, airship Shenandoah (ZR1) moored at mast. Auxiliary Ships 54
  • Paulding (DD22). Starboard side, camouflaged. Destroyers 123
  • PC26, SC26. Submarine chaser. Port bow, underway. Patrol Vessels 148
  • PC405, SC405. Submarine chaser. Starboard side, at Brest, France. Patrol Vessels 149
  • PC451. Submarine chaser. Starboard side, underway. Patrol Vessels 150
  • PE33. Eagle boat. Starboard side. Patrol Vessels 142
  • Pennsylvania (Armored Cruiser 4), starboard stern quarter with Eugene P. Ely landing plane on flight deck. Cruisers 110
  • Pennsylvania (BB38). Starboard beam, underway. Battleships 91
  • Pennsylvania, Port side, under sail. Sailing Ships 21
  • Pensacola, 1859. Steam screw sloop. Port side, at Arlington, Virginia.. Sail and Steam Ships 29
  • Petrel (Gunboat 2). Port side. Patrol Vessels 144
  • Philadelphia. Sailing Ships 13
  • Plunger (SS2), renamed A1. Port bow, moored beside the Shark (SS8). Submarines 152
  • Porpoise (SS172). Port bow, underway. Submarines 171
  • Porter (No. 6). Starboard bow, at wharf. Torpedo Boats 181
  • Portland (heavy CA33). Aerial, starboard how, underway. Cruisers 116
  • Powhatan, port side. Sail and Steam Ships 28
  • Princeton, starboard side, underway. Sail and Steam Ships 26
  • PT8 (motor torpedo boat). Starboard side, underway. Torpedo Boats 184
  • R26 (SS103). Starboard side. Submarines 164
  • R3 (SS50). Aerial, port bow, diving. Submarines 163
  • Raleigh (Cruiser 8). Starboard bow. Cruisers 108
  • Ranger (CV4). Aerial, port bow, aircraft on deck. Aircraft Carriers 48
  • Relief (AH1). Hospital ship, Aerial, starboard side, underway. Auxiliary Ships 61
  • Rhode Island (BB17). Starboard side. Battleships 82
  • S1(SS105). Starboard stern quarter, seaplane (MS1) on deck. Submarines 165
  • S4 (SS109). Starboard side, underway. Submarines 166
  • S48 (SS159). Port bow, at dock. Submarines 167
  • Saint Louis (renamed the Baron de KaIb in 1863), 1861. Ironclad river gunboat. Port bow.. Steam Ships 34
  • Salamonie (AO26), formerly the Esso Columbia. Oiler. Starboard side, underway. Auxiliary Ships 64
  • Salem (Scout Cruiser 3). Port bow. underway. Cruisers 112
  • Salmon (SS182). Starboard side, underway. Submarines 172
  • Salt Lake City (heavy CA25). Aerial, starboard bow, underway. Cruisers 114
  • Saratoga (CV3). Aerial, port bow, underway, launching aircraft. Aircraft Carriers 47
  • Sassacus, 1863. Side-wheel gunboat. Fight with
  • Savannah (light CL42). Starboard bow. Cruisers 118
  • Seal (SS19 1/2), renamed G1. Port bow, crew on deck. Submarines 155
  • Snapper (SS16), renamed C5. Starboard bow, underway, crew on deck. Submarines 154
  • Somers, starboard side, under sail. Sailing Ships 22
  • Stiletto (wooden torpedo boat). Starboard side. Torpedo Boats 177
  • Stiletto. Firing bow torpedo. Torpedo Boats 178
  • Swordfish (SS193). Port side. Submarines 173
  • Tarantula (SS12), renamed B3. Port bow, underway, crew on deck. Submarines 153
  • Texas (unnumbered), renamed the San Marcos. Port bow, underway. Battleships 70
  • Thrasher (SS26), renamed G4. Starboard bow, at dock. Submarines 156
  • Tuna (SS203). Port bow. Submarines 174
  • United States. Sailing Ships 11
  • V2 (SS166), renamed the Bass. Aerial, starboard beam, underway. Submarines 168
  • V4 (SS164), reclassified as minelaying type SM1 and renamed the Argonaut. Port side. Submarines 169
  • V5 (SS167), renamed the Narwhal. Starboard bow, underway. Submarines 170
  • Vesuvius (dynamite-gun cruiser). Port bow, underway. Cruisers 105
  • Virginia (BB13). Fleet in San Francisco Harbor, Virginia bow on. Battleships 79
  • Wadsworth (DD60). Starboard bow, laying a smoke screen. Destroyers 126
  • Wampanoag, starboard side. Sail and Steam Ships 32
  • Washington (BB56). Port bow. Battleships 97
  • Wasp (CV7). Port bow. Aircraft Carriers 51
  • Wasp, 1806. 18-gun sloop. Capture of the Frolic on
  • West Virginia (BB48). Aerial, port bow, underway. Battleships 96
  • Wichita (heavy CA45). Aerial, port beam, underway. Cruisers 119
  • Winslow (DD359). Port side. Destroyers 132
  • Wright (AV1). Aircraft tender. Aerial, starboard side, underway. Auxiliary Ships 53
  • Yorktown (CV5). Starboard bow, underway. Aircraft Carriers 49
  • Yorktown (Gunboat 1). Starboard side. Patrol Vessels 143
  • YT161. Harbor tug. Starboard bow. Auxiliary Ships 60

Please note: Based on leaflet Pictures of United States Navy ships, 1775-1941. Published by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1974. 14 pages. Web version differs in content from printed version. Printed version also contains fewer illustrations.

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