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[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Naval evolutions: or, a system of sea-discipline, .... London : Printed for W. Johnston, 1762. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technol... more

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... more

Ship United States

Ship United States

Detail drawing showing how the hull of the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, sails in the water.

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 inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania.

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

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 Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea. Title from item.

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...

Print shows the American squadron at sea, includes, on the left, Macedonian, Firefly, Torch, Boxer, at center, Independence, Spark, Saranac, Enterprize, Lynx, and on the right, Congress, Chippewa, Spitfire, and... more

Minute representation of an American line-of-battleship, with full explanation of its parts / Wade del.

Minute representation of an American line-of-battleship, with full exp...

Print shows a starboard view of an American battleship with the parts numbered and lettered; also shows a rowboat and a small sailboat in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. from: Gleason's pictorial, v. 6,... more

The deck of an American line-of-battle ship The hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships, from stem to stern / / Wade del.

The deck of an American line-of-battle ship The hull of an American ma...

Print shows at top, a bird's-eye view of the deck of a battleship from near mid-ship looking toward the bow with sailors working a capstan or windlass, also shows cannon on the deck; at bottom, a cut-away view ... more

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A description and draught of a new-invented machine for carrying vessels or ships out of, or into any harbour,.... [London : Reprinted for J. Sheepshanks, 1855 from 17... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to [the Queen].

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Print shows the USS President sailing to the left, in the foreground, and the HMS Plantagenet, on the right, in the background. Title from item. Inscribed below image: "President". Published in The Naval battle... more

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

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chapp...

Print shows the warship United States, on the right, firing at HMS Macedonian on the left. Title from item. From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers.

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

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

Print shows HMS Guerriere without masts in the aftermath of battle with the USS Constitution. Title from item.

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

Photograph possibly by George H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album and fellow resident of Mead's in Brattleboro, Vermont. Houghton worked as a photographer at Camp Griffin and in the Tid... more

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 enteri...

Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

Young man or boy leaning against cannon. No. 4955. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B811-4016

The Interior Works of an Armed Japanese Battleship

The Interior Works of an Armed Japanese Battleship

Unsen (Japanese, active ca. 1875) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Interior of a German Battleship

Interior of a German Battleship

Unsen (Japanese, active ca. 1875) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Interior of a German Battleship

Interior of a German Battleship

Unsen (Japanese, active ca. 1875) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Interior of a German Battleship

Interior of a German Battleship

Unsen (Japanese, active ca. 1875) Meiji period (1868–1912)

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 44. No. 30. In album: Imperial frigates and naval personnel, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection... more

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 43. No. 30. In album: Imperial frigates and naval personnel, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection... more

[The Imperial Training Frigate, Mehemmed Selim]

[The Imperial Training Frigate, Mehemmed Selim]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 6. No. 89. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turkey and Greece, Ottoman Em... more

Skioptikonföreläsningsserie. "Battleship Texas".

Skioptikonföreläsningsserie. "Battleship Texas".

Skioptikonföreläsningsserie. "Battleship Texas".

Brazilian battleship Aquidaban

Brazilian battleship Aquidaban

Photo possibly taken during the Columbian Naval Review, 1893, when the Aquidaban came to the Hudson River at New York City (Source: Charley Seavey, 2012, and similarity to negative D4-21218)

A Foreign warship at Columbian Naval Review, 1892 [i.e. 1893]

A Foreign warship at Columbian Naval Review, 1892 [i.e. 1893]

Photo shows the Brazilian battleship Aquidaban (Source: Charley Seavey, 2012, and similarity to negative D4-5511)

[USS Oregon]

[USS Oregon]

Gift; Fred Lockley. Title devised by Library staff. Date based on the ship's dates launched 1893 and sailed until becoming a museum in 1925 and the photo medium.

[Sino-Japanese war, 1894-5; Japanese battleship bombarding Chinese shore fortifications]

[Sino-Japanese war, 1894-5; Japanese battleship bombarding Chinese sho...

Noyes Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

U.S.S. Massachusetts, group of sailors, 1894

U.S.S. Massachusetts, group of sailors, 1894

Attribution based on negative D4-20590. "548" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020606. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Combat naval d'une division française contre une escadre anglaise, 18 Décembre 1779 / peint par de Rosset ; gravé par Chavane.

Combat naval d'une division française contre une escadre anglaise, 18 ...

Print shows French and British battleships during a naval battle on the 18th of December 1779 near Martinique in the West Indies.

[Naval battle scene - ships and small boats engaged in battle in a bay near a fort]

[Naval battle scene - ships and small boats engaged in battle in a bay...

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Chugoku hanga (Chinese) woodblock print. Forms part of: Japanese prints and draw... more