Firing Squad-nts Newport-1936

Date:
1936
Creator:
Unknown

Black and white postcard showing a line of apprentice sailors kneeling, firing rifles. A small field piece is in the right center of the line. USS Constellation is visble in the background. White border, in black at bottom, "Firing Squard in Action, Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." Reverse: Manuscript message in black ink, US NTS cancellation dated 9/22/1936. Addressed to Helen Hermita (sp?) of Bedford, OH. Green 1 cent stamp.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.56
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Herbert O. Dunn-1890/1915

Date:
1890-1915
Creator:
Unknown

Standing portrait of Captain Herbert Omar Dunn. He is in uniform standing at the rail of a ship. He is wearing blue uniform with white cap. All insignia are visible.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG3-1.15
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Lt. Kidder R. Breese-1855-1862

Date:
1855-1862
Creator:
Unknown

Photographic copy of CDV showing Kidder Randolph Breese as a lieutenant during the Civil War. 1855-1862. Seated studio portrait.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG3-1.14
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Thomas F. Grady-us Torpedo Station-1900s/1910s

Date:
1900s-1910s
Creator:
Unknown

Color copy. Scene at US Torpedo Station. Thomas F. Grady visible off center right, a small torpedo boat, on a trailer, is visible behind him.

Description (physical):

8.5x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.52
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Thomas F. Grady-uss Kearsarge Baseball Team-1900s/1910s

Date:
1900s-1910s
Creator:
Unknown

Color copy. Outside portrait of USS Kearsarge baseball team circa. 1900s-1910s. Players are wearing uniforms with either "U.S.S. Kearsarge" or a large "K". Thomas F. Grady is standing second from the right in the back row.

Description (physical):

8.5x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.53
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

New Sailors-new York/newport-1917/1918

Date:
1917-1918
Creator:
Underwood & Underwood

Postcard showing newly trained sailors on a pier in New York awaiting assignment to the fleet. Sailors, in blue uniforms, are lined up in three ranks, with their seabags in front. White border, with "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." printed in bottom left. Reverse: Printed in blue, with caption "Newly-Made Tars Leaving for Active/Service/Jack Tars fresh from the Naval Training/Station at Newport, R.I., lined up on a pier/in New York waiting to be sent to various/naval vessels./500 men came in this division. They have/completed their course of training atthe in-/struction post and are one the first groups/to fill the vacant gaps in Uncle Sam's fight-/ing force." YMCA postcard.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.76
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Washday-newport-1917/1918

Date:
1917--1918
Creator:
Western Newspaper Union Photo Service

Postcard showing washday at NTS-Newport. Sailors are standing behind counter folding laundry. Uniforms are visible hanging from lines behind the sailors. Harbor can be seen in background. White border, with "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." Reverse: Printed in blue, with caption, "Washday at the Naval Training Station/Why are the uniforms of our sailors so/clean and spiffy looking? The answer is/found in the this picture where we see a group of/jackies at work in the laundry of the Naval/ Training Station. Taking the black spots/out of a certain country also lies in the/"cleaning-up" task of these boys. YMCA postcard.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.75
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Wrestling Aboard Ship-newport-1917/1918

Date:
1917-1918
Creator:
Enrique Muller

Postcard showing a wrestling match aboard ship. Two sailors are visible wrestling on to the deck of a warship as a large group of sailors watches. Ventilators and a the ship's bridge can be seen in the background. White border, with "Wrestling Aboard Ship" printed in black at upper left, and "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." at lower left. Reverse: Unused, printed in blue, YMCA postcard.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.73
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Bag Inspection Aboard Ship-newport-1917/1918

Date:
1917-1918
Creator:
Unknown

Postcard showing bag inspection aboard ship at NTS-Newport. Sailors have laid out the contents of their seabag on the forward, port side of a battleship. Turret visible to right. White border, with "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." printed in black at lower left, and "Bag Inspection Aboard Ship." at upper left. Reverse: Unused, printed in blue. YMCA postcard.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.71
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

First Mess-newport-1917/1918

Date:
1917-1918
Creator:
Underwood & Underwood

Postcard depicting a group of ten naval recruits sitting at a mess table eating. Caps are visible hanging on wall, plates and bowls on the table. Card has white border, with "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." printed in black at lower left. Reverse: Printed in blue, unused, with caption: "Naval Recruits Trained at Newport Naval/Training Station./Here is part of their course they need no training for. Each man claims a life time of/experience. Photo shows a new batch of/recruits at their first mess, and they are/hungry. The training course at the Newport/Training Station fits the men for their place/on Uncle Sam's ships." YMCA postcard.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.70
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum