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

By his Excellency, Joseph Dudley, Esq. Captain general and governour in chief, in and over Her Majesties Province of Massachusetts-Bay, &c. in New-England. A proclamation for the better regulation of seamen and marines … Boston. Printed by Barth

A perspective view of the Royal Hospital now building for the reception of the sick and wounded seamen, at Gofport in Hants

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majesty King George the Third, and willing to enter on board the Talley Philadelphia, fitted for the better defence of the City and Riber-Service only; now lying at the New-Ferry w

His Majesty's ship Liverpool, being hauled off from the wharf, it is expected and ordered, that every man absent from her, do immediately repair on board, or they will be apprehended at Defertes. Ten volunteer seamen wanted for the above ship He

Camilla. His Majesty's ship the Camilla wants men, none but good seamen will be recieved [Philadelphia] Printed by James Humphreys, junr. in Market-street, between Front and second-street [1778].

All able bodied seamen who are willing to engage in the cause of Liberty, and in the service of the French Republic, will please to apply to the French Consul ... Philadelphia, August, 1793.

The Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Island, New York, The Home for Disabled Seamen

U.S. Reports: Jones v. The Insurance Company of North America, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 246 (1802)

In Senate of the United Statds, April 30th, 1802. The Committee to whom was referred a bill from the House of representatives, entitled "An act to amend an act, entitled,"An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen," and for other purposes

U.S. Reports: Kingston v. Girard, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 274 (1803)

map from "The narrative of Captain D. W. and four seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes; ... Together with an introduction, and an Appendix, containing narratives of various escapes from shipwrecks, etc. [Edited by W. Vaughen.]"

portrait from "The narrative of Captain D. W. and four seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes; ... Together with an introduction, and an Appendix, containing narratives of various escapes from shipwrecks, etc. [Edited by W. Vaughen.]"

portrait from "The narrative of Captain D. W. and four seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes; ... Together with an introduction, and an Appendix, containing narratives of various escapes from shipwrecks, etc. [Edited by W. Vaughen.]"

map from "The narrative of Captain D. W. and four seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes; ... Together with an introduction, and an Appendix, containing narratives of various escapes from shipwrecks, etc. [Edited by W. Vaughen.]"

"Impressed seamen from Salem. From the Salem Gazette of March 30, 1813. [and] April 2, 1813.

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

Friendly advice to seamen ... Seaman's missionary. New-York, Christmas, 1843.

ship from "The Hurricane: a poem, descriptive of the unparalleled perseverance and constancy of the seamen on board H.M. Ship Theseus ... commanded by Captain-now Rear-Admiral-E. Hawker ... during three days' and nights' hurricane ... By an Eye-Witness ... Also, Historical notices of St. Domingo ... With illustrations. [The introduction signed: E. B., Commander, R.N., i.e. Edward Burt.]"

ship from "The Hurricane: a poem, descriptive of the unparalleled perseverance and constancy of the seamen on board H.M. Ship Theseus ... commanded by Captain-now Rear-Admiral-E. Hawker ... during three days' and nights' hurricane ... By an Eye-Witness ... Also, Historical notices of St. Domingo ... With illustrations. [The introduction signed: E. B., Commander, R.N., i.e. Edward Burt.]"

The interior view of the floating Church of Our Savior for Seamen

The seamen's ready reckoner ... Published by Henry Wood. New York. c. 1848].

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potomac, Washington to Aquia Creek Virginia

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

[Broadside and bow views of eight ships and boats, and an unidentified profile bust portrait]

U.S. Gun Boat "Fanny"

Long boat, U.S. Navy

View of Charleston S.C. from on board the Harriet Lane

Harriet Lane

[Longboat]

Launch of Hartford, Sloop of War

The Union League of Philadelphia has appointed a committee of its members for the purpose of obtaining employment for disabled soldiers and seamen ... Philadelphia, June 1st, 1863.

[Dominican Republic, 1871]: The Diago Columbus Spring on the Ozania River, ... Seamen filling casks with fresh water

Saville English Opera Company

Juvenile Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore Rice's extravaganza combination.

Saville English Opera Company

H.M.S. Pinafore

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

Impressment of American seamen [by British Navy?]

U.S.S. Atlanta, sword exercise

U.S.S. Atlanta, sword exercise

U.S.S. San Francisco, six-oared barge

U.S.S. San Francisco, captain's gig

U.S.S. Vermont, sailors' mess

U.S.S. Wilmington, ship's company

U.S.S. Boston, land drill

New York Naval Reserves at church service on U.S.S. New Hampshire

A Landing party at Hampton Roads

U.S.S. Texas, ship's company

U.S.S. Vixen, 1-pound gun

Scrubbing down decks

U.S.S. Richmond, "stand by to lay aloft"

Group of officers and men of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire

Ship's company, [U.S.S.] Maine

U.S.S. San Francisco, a signal party

U.S.S. San Francisco, captain's gig

U.S.S. Richmond, church service

U.S.S. Detroit, ship's company

Mess boys, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

U.S.S. San Francisco, Commodore Fife coming on board

Ship's company, U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. San Francisco, stowing hammocks

U.S.S. Hartford, inspection, looking aft., port side

U.S.S. Richmond, forecastle

New York Naval Reserves at quarters, U.S.S. New Hampshire

A Ward in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

A Ward in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

[U.S.S. San Francisco, ship's company]

[Crossing the line]

U.S.S. Vixen, 6 pounder gun

U.S.S. Kearsarge, ship's company

U.S.S. Richmond, church service

U.S.S. San Francisco, captain's gig

U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sunday morning services

Group of officers and men of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire

U.S.S. San Francisco, a group of sailors

A Ward in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

U.S.S. Hartford, inspection, looking aft., port side

U.S.S. Kearsarge, inspection

U.S.S. San Francisco, 6-inch gun and gunner Frenchy

U.S.S. Merrimac, catching a shark, scene from the Texas

U.S.S. Boston, riot drill at Brooklyn Navy Yard

[A Gun and gunner]

New York Naval Reserves at quarters, U.S.S. New Hampshire

U.S.S. Kearsarge, inspection

Going to the landing stage, Hampton Roads

A Group of patients, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

Group of New York Naval Reserves

U.S.S. San Francisco, captain's gig

A Convalescent, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

Mess room, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

Mess room, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital

U.S.S. Richmond, "stand by to lay aloft"

Group of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire

U.S.S. San Francisco, fourteen-oared barge

[Naval militia at Fisher's Island, Capt. Miller in command]

U.S.S. Kearsarge, ship's company

U.S.S. Richmond, forecastle