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U.S. NAVY

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U.S. sloop of war Albany, 22 guns U.S. sloop of war Albany, 22 guns. Lith. By N. Currier.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3126 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-2237
Old Ironsides on a lee shore Old Ironsides on a lee shore: The U. S. Frigate Constitution on her return from France ... May, 1835. Lith. By F. S. Duval, 1839.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1111
The United States frigate Constitution, at anchor off Fort Adams The United States frigate Constitution, at anchor off Fort Adams, Newport, R. I. Lith. By J. H. Bufford, 1861, after J. P. Newell.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5551
U. S. frigate Cumberland, 54 guns U. S. frigate Cumberland, 54 guns. Lith. By N. Currier, 1848.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3119 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-7465
Launch of the steam frigate Fulton the First Launch of the steam frigate Fulton the First, at New York, 29th Oct., 1814. Lith. By G. Hayward in D. T. Valentine, Manual of the corporation of the City of New York, 1852, after sketch by Morgan taken on the spot.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2063
U.S. ram Katahdin U.S. ram Katahdin. Lith. By Koerner & Hayes, 1898.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-47
U.S. Battleship "Maine." U.S. Battleship "Maine." Lith. By Koerner & Hayes, 1897.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-318
U. S. Steam frigate Mississippi, in the Gulf of Mexico U. S. Steam frigate Mississippi, in the Gulf of Mexico, March, 1847. Lith. By N. Currier, 1848.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7461
Armoured steel cruiser New York Armoured steel cruiser New York, United States Navy. Lith. By Currier & Ives, 1893.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3228 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-7459
The North Carolina Mazurka The North Carolina Mazurka (Music cover). Lith. By Major & Knapp, 1864.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2441
U.S. ship of the line Ohio, 140 guns U.S. ship of the line Ohio, 140 guns. Lith. By N. Currier, 1847.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3125 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-7462
U. S. Ship of the line in a gale U. S. Ship of the line in a gale. Lith. By N. Currier, 1847.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7463
View of the launch of the U. S. ship of war Pennsylvania from the Navy Yard View of the launch of the U. S. ship of war Pennsylvania from the Navy Yard. Philae., July, 18th, 1837. Lith. By Lehman & Duval, 1837.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1346
U.S. ship of the line Pennsylvania, 140 guns U.S. ship of the line Pennsylvania, 140 guns. Lith. By N. Currier, 1846.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3122 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-7457
Protected steel cruiser Philadelphia Protected steel cruiser Philadelphia, United States Navy. Lith. By Currier & Ives, 1893.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7460
The American steamer, "Princeton." The American steamer, "Princeton." Wood engr. In The Illustrated London News. May 25, 1844.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8342
Awful explosion of the "Peace-Maker" Awful explosion of the "Peace-Maker" on board the U.S. Steam Frigate Princeton, on Wednesday, 28th, Feb., 1844. Lith. By N. Currier, 1844.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3201 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-2526
U.S. Frigate, St. Lawrence U.S. Frigate, St. Lawrence. U.S. Frigate, Minnesota. Pencil drawing by Alfred R. Waud.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-781
Frigate United States Frigate United States. Engr. By T. Clarke in American Universal Magazine, 1797.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-109
U. S. Sloop of war Vincennes, 20 guns. U. S. Sloop of war Vincennes, 20 guns. Lith. By N. Currier, 1845.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3128 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-7464
Naval heroes of the United States. Naval heroes of the United States. (Bust portraits of Decatur, MacDonough, Preble, Barney, Barry, Dale, Bainbridge, Perry). Lith. By Kelloggs & Thayer, 1846.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5552
Naval heroes of the United States.  No. 2. Naval heroes of the United States. No. 2. (MacDonough, Hull, Jones, Barney, Allen, Stewart and inset of Battle of Lake Champlain). Lith. By N. Currier, 1846.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2347
Naval heroes of the United States.  No. 3. Naval heroes of the United States. No. 3. (Jones, Dale, Barry, Preble, Biddle, Murray). Lith. By N. Currier, 1846.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-2875 (color film copy slide); LC-USZ62-20

 

For additional images:
  • See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials term "Navies" in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog [view term (includes links to images)]
  • See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials term "Ships" in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog [view term (includes links to images)]
  • Also, search in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog, using the heading "United States. Navy. . . ." as well as the names of particular naval vessels or naval officers.
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