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Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

Campagne du Vice-Amiral [sic] Cte. d'Estaing en Amêrique, commandant une escadre de 12 vaisseaux de 4 fregattes, sortie de Toulon le 13 avril 1778

Campagne du Vice-Amiral [sic] Cte. d'Estaing en Amêrique, commandant une escadre de 12 vaisseaux de 4 fregattes, sortie de Toulon le 13 avril 1778

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776.

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / dessiné par C.J. Notté ; gravé par Carl Guttenberg.

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / dessiné par C.J. Notté ; gravé par Carl Guttenberg.

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quelle fut prise aux Hollandois en 1781 par les Anglois St. Eustache eine der Antillischen insuln in Nord-America welche 1781 von den Engelländern, erobert und denen Holländern abgenom̄en worden / / grave par Bergmüller

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quelle fut prise aux Hollandois en 1781 par les Anglois St. Eustache eine der Antillischen insuln in Nord-America welche 1781 von den Engelländern, erobert und denen Holländern abgenom̄en worden / / grave par Bergmüller

Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique

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

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

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

Count De Grasse

Count De Grasse

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 / N. Ponce, inv. et sculpsit.

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 / N. Ponce, inv. et sculpsit.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Rodney

Lord Rodney

Suffrein / Walker sculpt.

Suffrein / Walker sculpt.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Rodney, after being defeated by that gallant commander in the West Indies, on April 12th 1782 / Metz delin. ; Fiegl sculp.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Rodney, after being defeated by that gallant commander in the West Indies, on April 12th 1782 / Metz delin. ; Fiegl sculp.

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 which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

The Burning of the fregate the Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli ...

The Burning of the fregate the Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli ...

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Shannon and Chesapeake.

Shannon and Chesapeake.

Ship United States

Ship United States

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 Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

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 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.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

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 hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

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 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.

Battle of Plattsburg / Read sc.

Battle of Plattsburg / Read sc.

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.

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.

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. Kimberly sc.

The U.S. frigate United States capturing H.B.M. frigate Macedonian: fought, Octr. 25th. 1812 / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

The U.S. frigate United States capturing H.B.M. frigate Macedonian: fought, Octr. 25th. 1812 / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from the Mediterranean in 1815 / J.B. Fanning des. ; G.G. Smith sc.

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from the Mediterranean in 1815 / J.B. Fanning des. ; G.G. Smith sc.

Combat dans la mer du nord, 2 Octobre 1706 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Skelton.

Combat dans la mer du nord, 2 Octobre 1706 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Skelton.

Combat dans la mer du nord, Juin 1696 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Chavanne.

Combat dans la mer du nord, Juin 1696 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Chavanne.

The Capture of HBM. frigate Java by the U.S. frigate Constitution after an action of 1 hour, 55 minutes

The Capture of HBM. frigate Java by the U.S. frigate Constitution after an action of 1 hour, 55 minutes

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

Desperate conflict of American seamen under Decatur, on boarding a Tripolitan corsair / Whitney and Jocelyn sc; Darley, fecit.

Desperate conflict of American seamen under Decatur, on boarding a Tripolitan corsair / Whitney and Jocelyn sc; Darley, fecit.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chappel ; engraved by Duthie.

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chappel ; engraved by Duthie.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo Chappel ; engraved by James D. Smillie.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo Chappel ; engraved by James D. Smillie.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker.

The lost ship - a ballad / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

The lost ship - a ballad / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

Cutting out a ship

Cutting out a ship

Revenue cutter

Revenue cutter

Alliance, blockade runner

Alliance, blockade runner

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your honor" / J.R. Chapin ; W. Ridgway.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your honor" / J.R. Chapin ; W. Ridgway.

Capture of a blockade runner

Capture of a blockade runner

[Three ships at sea]

[Three ships at sea]

Captured steamer used as a picket boat St. Johns River

Captured steamer used as a picket boat St. Johns River

Revenue cutter

Revenue cutter

Minnesota

Minnesota

Minnesota--probably

Minnesota--probably

Picking up the floating bodies. The Tug McQueen picking up the body of Capt. Jack Wilson

Picking up the floating bodies. The Tug McQueen picking up the body of Capt. Jack Wilson

[Page from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861, including four prints and text]

[Page from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861, including four prints and text]

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

Indian Head, Md.

Indian Head, Md.

Point of Rocks

Point of Rocks

Prize brig captured at Hatteras Inlet.

Prize brig captured at Hatteras Inlet.

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

The great expedition, [...] on the way to Port Royal Inlet / sketched at noon on 31st October, 1861, from the deck of the steamer "Matanzas." The bombardment of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Inlet, South Carolina, November 7, 1861 / sketched by our special artist on board the "Mercury."

The great expedition, [...] on the way to Port Royal Inlet / sketched at noon on 31st October, 1861, from the deck of the steamer "Matanzas."  The bombardment of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Inlet, South Carolina, November 7, 1861 / sketched by our special artist on board the "Mercury."

On the Carolina coast nr. Hatteras

On the Carolina coast nr. Hatteras

U.S. Sloop "Pensacola"

U.S. Sloop "Pensacola"

The Battle at the southwest pass - the ram "Manassas" attacking the "Richmond"

The Battle at the southwest pass - the ram "Manassas" attacking the "Richmond"

The blockade of Charleston

The blockade of Charleston

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

The Battle at the southwest pass - retreat of the rebel flotilla

The Battle at the southwest pass - retreat of the rebel flotilla

Confederate iron-clad Stonewall

Confederate iron-clad Stonewall

[Text describing action of four ships in South Carolina and Florida]

[Text describing action of four ships in South Carolina and Florida]

[Sailors and a cannon on deck of a gunboat]

[Sailors and a cannon on deck of a gunboat]

[Double turreted ironclad monitor "Onandaga," James River]

[Double turreted ironclad monitor "Onandaga," James River]

Relief of Fort Pickens, by the United States fleet, March 23, 1861 / sketched from the wheel-house of the Atlantic by an officer of the expedition.

Relief of Fort Pickens, by the United States fleet, March 23, 1861 / sketched from the wheel-house of the Atlantic by an officer of the expedition.

Burning of the Ship Thos. Watson by the boats of the Roanoke & Monticello off Charleston Oct. 16, 1861

Burning of the Ship Thos. Watson by the boats of the Roanoke & Monticello off Charleston Oct. 16, 1861

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ... / from a sketch by our special artist, Mr. H. Lovie.

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ... / from a sketch by our special artist, Mr. H. Lovie.

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confederate iron-plated steamer Merrimac (or Virginia) running into the Federal sloop Cumberland / from a sketch by T. Nast.

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confederate iron-plated steamer Merrimac (or Virginia) running into the Federal sloop Cumberland / from a sketch by T. Nast.

[Ironclad USS Essex at Baton Rouge, Louisiana]

[Ironclad USS Essex at Baton Rouge, Louisiana]

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

[Civil War envelope showing flotilla of gunboats engaged in battle on the Mississippi River at Fort Wright, Tennessee]

[Civil War envelope showing flotilla of gunboats engaged in battle on the Mississippi River at Fort Wright, Tennessee]

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Officer Foote, February 6th 1862 / J.G. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Officer Foote, February 6th 1862 / J.G. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

At the White House, and breaking up the comissariat depot on the Pamunky River - departure of the Union flotilla for the James River

At the White House, and breaking up the comissariat depot on the Pamunky River - departure of the Union flotilla for the James River

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg