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Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

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

Campaign in America of Vice-Admiral Count D'Estaing, commanding a squadron of 12 vessels and 4 frigates which left Toulon, April 13, 1778, during the revolution. The squadron gaining entrance to the Bay of Rhod... more

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

Print shows Britannia conferring with Neptune over the upstart America; they sit on the shore, presumably of England, and point to a man seated on the opposite shore holding a striped flag with 26 (13 white and... more

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement.

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

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing, wearing uniform, holding telescope cradled in right arm, left hand on anchor, with naval battle scene in the background.

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

Vue d'optique showing naval battle during Revolutionary War between John Paul Jones of the Bonhomme Richard and Capt. Richard Pearson of the British naval vessel Serapis, Sept. 22, 1779.

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border.

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

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing on board ship during battle, reaching with left hand for one of several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword.

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

Print shows Sir George Brydges Rodney, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing ornate uniform.

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

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, standing on board ship during battle, several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword extended to the right, in medallion on pedestal.

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

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background.

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

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground.

Count De Grasse

François Joseph Paul de Grasse, Comte de Grasse, full-length portrait, wearing uniform with hat, holding sword, standing, facing left, against studio backdrop showing ships during battle.

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.

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn.

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

Print shows ten battle scenes from the American revolutionary war, from the battle of Trenton in December 1776 to the victory of Comte de Grimouard, commander of the Scipion, in the West Indies in November 1782... more

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.

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies.

Lord Rodney

Print shows George Brydges Rodney, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing uniform; medallion on pedestal with nameplate.

Suffrein / Walker sculpt.

Print shows Pierre André de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform; medallion with nameplate.

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803.

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

Photograph of original engraving by John b. Guerrazzi shows the United States frigate Philadelphia aflame during the First Tripolitan War, 1803.

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

Print shows the U.S. Constitution and HBM Java, her masts and sails destroyed, after a battle during the War of 1812.

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

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.

Print shows British frigate Macedonian, her masts and sails destroyed, being fired upon by the U.S. frigate United States during the War of 1812.

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.

Ship United States

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

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

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

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

Print shows a small lighthouse, sailing ships, and buildings, also Navy Point, Fort Tompkins, the Smith Cantonment, and the Pike Cantonment, Sackets Harbor, New York.

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

Print shows the battle on Lake Champlain and the land battle at Plattsburgh, 1814, Sept. 11.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more

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.

Battle of Plattsburg / Read sc.

Print shows British troops under attack by American forces during the battle at Plattsburgh, New York.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships.

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

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 Flambeau.

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

Naval battle between French and British ships in the North Sea.

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

Naval battle between French and British ships in the North Sea.

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

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships.

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

Illustration shows Stephen Decatur and his men fighting hand-to-hand fight on board a Tripolitan gunboat during the First Barbary War.

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

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ.

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.

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

Print shows the warship United States, on the right, firing at HMS Macedonian on the left.

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

Print shows the Constitution and the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, at sea in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships.

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

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

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

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry behind a cannon aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie, with men waving hats, and a rooster perched on an unattended cannon.

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

Print shows a music sheet cover with the warship Epervier smashing up on rocks on her return trip from Algiers with prisoners and soldiers from the United States war with Algiers in 1815.

Cutting out a ship

Frigate surrounded by smaller boats in foreground.

Revenue cutter

Sketch of steamship.

Alliance, blockade runner

Broadside view of steamship.

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

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry speaking to gunners aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Capture of a blockade runner

Broadside view of two steamships in storm.

Revenue cutter

Two ships with partial sketch of a third.

Minnesota--probably

Unfinished broadside view, cannons protruding, stern damaged.

Minnesota

The steam frigate Minnesota surrounded by small boats and ships.

Indian Head, Md.

Ships and sailboats on the Potomac.

Point of Rocks

Photograph showing boats in the Appomattox River docked at the high rock cliff known as Point of Rocks. A signal tower is in the distance.

Prize brig captured at Hatteras Inlet.

Broadside view of frigate.

On the Carolina coast nr. Hatteras

Shipwreck, figure and flotsam in foreground.

U.S. Sloop "Pensacola"

Photograph showing Civil War vessel in harbor, near dock.

The blockade of Charleston

Three sailing ships: "Vandalia", the prize "Arthur Middleton", and "Roanoke".

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

Illustration shows three scenes of naval warfare off the coast of South Carolina during the Civil War.

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

Broadside view steamship in foreground, burning ship and Charleston in background.

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

Print shows Union troops spiking Confederate guns on Island No. 10 at night during a violent storm.

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

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

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

Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who... more

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Photograph shows sailors posed on the ship near the pivot gun.

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.

Print shows four Union ironclads in the foreground, identified as the "St. Louis", "Carondelet", "Cincinnati", and the "Essex", bombarding Confederate Fort Henry in the background; also shows two Confederate st... more

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

Steamboats on river; Union commissariat depot at White House landing burning in background.

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Illustration showing a phony ironclad made of wood meant to fool the Confederate batteries on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg into wasting ammunition trying to sink the dummy vessel.