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Topic: warships

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Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes.

Dutch Warships (Naves Bellicæ Hollandicæ)

Dutch Warships (Naves Bellicæ Hollandicæ)

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

A yacht and three warships in a storm

A yacht and three warships in a storm

A yacht tossed by waves of the stormy sea in foreground at right, warships on both sides behind, barrel floating at center foreground. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm the 30th of July 1762, ... / Serres pinx ; Canot sculp.

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm th...

Print shows Morro Castle in the background with infantry passing through a breach in the walls, and in the foreground, the ship Alcide and numerous long boats with men at the oars. Title from item. At head of t... more

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759 Vue de la chûte ou Saût de Montmorenci et de l'attaque des retrenchments Francois près de Beauport, par le Général Wolfe avec le Grenadiers de l'armée le 31 Juillet 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe...

Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robe... more

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth / / P. Benazech sculp.

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from...

Print shows warships on the Saint Lawrence River with the city of Québec in the background. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys... more

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of St. Laurence - two leagues to the southward of Gaspée Bay Vuë de l'Isle Percée, rocher remarquable dans le Golfe St. Laurent a 2 lieues au sud de la Baye de Gaspe / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hery. Smyth ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of the of the Pierced Island, a remarkable rock in the Gulf of ...

Print shows a warship in the foreground approaching rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England - and the landing of --- troops in the year 1768, in consequence of letters from Gov. Bernard, the commissioners, &c. to the British ministry / P. Revere.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England -...

Print shows eight British warships (numbered and identified in bottom margin) in the harbor with Boston in the background.

A view of Quebec from the south east

A view of Quebec from the south east

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec, with two ships in the foreground.

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

Print shows ship in the foreground in the channel at the entrance to Havana, seen at left behind wall. Title from item. This record contains unverified, old data from Cresswell, 1975. Illus. in: The Atlantic Ne... 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

Campagne du Vice-Amiral [sic] Cte. d'Estaing en Amêrique, commandant u...

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

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armada / Js. Gillray, inv. et f.

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armad...

French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... more

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 whi...

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 ...

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. Title from item. Original engraving not in LC collection, which ... more

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... more

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 p...

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.

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

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

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in...

Print shows Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, with the British fleet in the foreground, at the time of the assault on Fort Sullivan, with the city of Charleston visible in the background; prominent features id... more

Prince Woronzoff's palace - near Yalta on the south coast of the Crimea / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Prince Woronzoff's palace - near Yalta on the south coast of the Crime...

Print shows a large warship off the coast of Crimea with a distant view of Prince Voront︠s︡ov's palace, Alupka.

Balaklava, looking towards the sea / W. Simpson del. ; W. Walton lith.

Balaklava, looking towards the sea / W. Simpson del. ; W. Walton lith.

Print shows view of Balaklava looking over the rooftops toward the harbor which is getting crowded with British ships; two bell tents in the foreground, and remains of an old castle on the hillside in the background.

The gale off the port of Balaklava, 14th Nov. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; R. Carrick lith.

The gale off the port of Balaklava, 14th Nov. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ;...

Print shows British ships in the storm-tossed sea outside the harbor at Balaklava.

U. S. Frigate Constitution, (Old Ironsides) ready for launching after repairs on dry dock railway, U. S. Navy yard, Portsmouth, N. H. May 27, 1858

U. S. Frigate Constitution, (Old Ironsides) ready for launching after ...

Photograph shows individuals, on long gang plank, leaving the U. S. Frigate Constitution; crew standing on top deck.

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

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

[James River, Va. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor]

[James River, Va. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor]

Photo shows two men standing on the deck observing the light damage caused to the turret of the ironclad USS Monitor during her fight with the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia, March 9, 1862, at the Battle of ... more

U.S.S. Pensacola

U.S.S. Pensacola

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020867. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A Vessel of the Russian navy [i.e. French navy]

A Vessel of the Russian navy [i.e. French navy]

Photo possibly shows the French navy frigate Naiade, the flagship of the French North American Squadron in 1891. Although this ship was in New York during 1893, she was not part of the Columbian Naval Review. (... more

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) Negative cracked left side. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021218. Gift; State Historical Society of... more

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)

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Print shows the Union vessels under the command of Admiral David D. Porter at the mouth of the Yazoo River, Mississippi, December 1862.

"Vizcaya" under full headway /

"Vizcaya" under full headway /

From the Biograph picture catalogue: 24 feet. A splendid picture of the pride of the Spanish navy, taken on the occasion of her visit to New York Harbor, when her captain hinted at his ability to blow holes thr... more

Launching, no. 2 /

Launching, no. 2 /

From Edison films catalog: The camera was changed after the former subject had been photographed [Cataloger's note: see film entitled Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa"] and the ship is seen nearly head-on... more

The story of the Spanish Armada introduction by Captain Mahan

The story of the Spanish Armada introduction by Captain Mahan

Poster shows an illustration of the destruction of the Spanish Armada; ships on fire and black smoke filling the air.

Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa" [i.e., "Chitose"] /

Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa" [i.e., "Chitose"] /

This film shows the launching of the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Chitose at the Union Iron Works shipyard, San Francisco, on Saturday, January 22, 1898. The camera view is east, across a small inlet of Centr... more

The fleet steaming up North River /

The fleet steaming up North River /

From Edison films catalog: Shows the "Brooklyn," flying Schley's twin-starred blue flag. Every detail brought out with wonderful clearness. Excursion craft in the distance. Bow of the "Indiana" appears toward e... more