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Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Index: Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

Sailing Ships

Note: This Select List describes photographs and photographs of artworks or models. No original artworks are included in this collection. [Order by Select List number. Example: Navy Ships 25.]

Alfred (formerly the Black Prince)
1. Alfred (formerly the Black Prince). 24-gun ship. Port stern quarter. 1775. Painting by Harry W Carpenter.

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Bonhomme Richard (formerly the Duc de Duras)
2. Bonhomme Richard (formerly the Duc de Duras). 40-gun frigate. Starboard side, under sail. 1779. Artwork

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Bonhomme Richard
3. Bonhomme Richard. Starboard side. Photograph of wooden model.

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Bonhomme Richard. Battle with the Serapis, 1779
4. Bonhomme Richard. Battle with the Serapis, 1779. 1779. Painting by James Hamilton.

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Constellation, 1798. 38-gun frigate. Battle with L'Insurgente with France, February 1799
5. Constellation, 1798. 38-gun frigate. Battle with L'Insurgente with France, February 1799. 1798. Copy of artwork by Hoff..

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Constellation
6. Constellation. Starboard, at wharf. 1926.

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Constitution
7. Constitution. 44-gun frigate. Starboard bow, under sail. Painting by Marshall Johnson.

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Constitution. Sail plan
8. Constitution. Sail plan. Artwork

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Constitution. Meeting with the Guernere, 1812
9. Constitution. Meeting with the Guernere, 1812. 1812. Artwork by Thomas Birch.

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Constitution. Port beam, at sea
10. Constitution. Port beam, at sea. 1931.

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United States
11. United States. 44-gun frigate Battle with the Macedonian, 1812. 1812. Engraving after Alonzo Chappel.

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Enterprise, 1799. 12-gun schooner. Capturing a    Tripolitan corsair in 1801
12. Enterprise, 1799. 12-gun schooner. Capturing a Tripolitan corsair in 1801. Drawing by N. Hoff.

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Philadelphia
13. Philadelphia. 38-gun frigate. Stranding and capture on Oct. 31, 1803. 1803. Etching by Joseph F Sabin from a drawing by Hoff.

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Essex
14. Essex. 32-gun frigate Port side, under sail. Artwork

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Wasp, 1806. 18-gun sloop. Capture of the Frolic on  Oct. 18, 1812.
15. Wasp, 1806. 18-gun sloop. Capture of the Frolic on Oct. 18, 1812.. Drawing and engraving by F. Kearny , based on sketch by Lieutenant Claxton.

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Erie, 1814
16. Erie, 1814. 18-gun sloop. Starboard side, under sail. Artwork

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Independence, 1815. 74-gun ship of the line. Starboard side, under sail
17. Independence, 1815. 74-gun ship of the line. Starboard side, under sail. Artwork

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Independence. Sail plan
18. Independence. Sail plan. Artwork

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Columbus
19. Columbus. 74-gun ship of the line. Departure from Tokyo Bay with the Vincennes, July 19, 1846. 1846. Drawing from sketches by John Easterly.

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Hudson (formerly the Liberator), 1826. Port bow, under sail
20. Hudson (formerly the Liberator), 1826. Port bow, under sail. 1826. Engraving by W I Bennet.

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Pennsylvania, Port side, under sail
21. Pennsylvania, Port side, under sail. 120-gun ship of the line. 1837. Lithograph by N. Currier.

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Somers, starboard side, under sail
22. Somers, starboard side, under sail. 10-gun brig. Starboard side, under sail. 1842. Artwork

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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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