Officer And Woman-1911

Date:
1911
Creator:
Printed in Germany

Postcard showing a young naval officer with a young woman, standing under a grove of trees, by the shoreline. Card has gold border, with "Oh, howhow can I leave, how say good bye,/with love words on your lips and a tear in you eye" printed in gold at lower right. Officer has blue jacket and cap, with white pants, woman is wearing a light blue suit and hat. Reverse: Printed in gray. Message in pencil, addressed to Katie Gauch of New Athens, IL. Cancellation: USS Constellation, 4/29/1911.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.675

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.69
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-instructing Men Aloft-newport-1909

Date:
1909
Creator:
Enrique Muller

Postcard showing forward spar deck of USS Constellation in 1909. Photo taken from just aft of galley hatch. Twin stove pipe are visible. Naval recruits are visible gathered on the deck looking aloft. Printed at bottom, center, in white, "U.S. Training Ship "Constellation", Newport, R.I./Instructing the men aloft." Reverse: Printed in gray, addressed, in pencil, to Archie F. Arnold of Saundertown, RI. Message is also in pencil. Cancellation: Newport, RI, 8/28/1909.

Description (physical):

5.375x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.68
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Constellation Guard & War College-newport-1910s

Date:
1910s
Creator:
Superior Quality

Color postcard showing the men of the Constellation guard standing in formation on the parade ground of the Naval War College at NTS-Newport. War college and Commander's Quarters are visible in background. Printed in red at top: "War College and Commander's Quarters showing Constellation Guard,/U.S. Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I.". Bottom left, in white: "2999". Reverse: blank, printed in gray.

Description (physical):

5.375x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.67
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-3/4 Bow View-under Sail-1880s/1890s

Date:
1880s-early 1890s
Creator:
Unknown

3/4 starboard bow view of USS Constellation at sea. Sails are set, midshipmen are visible on deck. "U.S.S. Constellation" written black, center bottom. 1880s-early 1890s

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG3-1.19
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

General Signal Drill-newport-1907

Date:
1907
Creator:
McMullin-Holmes Co.

Postcard showing several sailors holding signal flags. Group is standing to the left of mast set in the ground, and is being instructed in the use of the flags. A gray building is visible in the background. Five flags hang on the line to the mast head. Across bottom in black: "Newport, R.I., General Signal Drill, Naval Training Station/Photo Copyright 1907 McMullin-Holmes Co. Newport, R.I.. Reverse: Printed in green. Short manuscript note addressed to: "G.M.(?) Laumouie, Esq/Weedon Stat./Co. Wolfe/P.2." No stamp or cancellation.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.64
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-crew Aloft-newport-1943

Date:
8/23/1943
Creator:
Unknown

Photograph showing a 3/4 port bow view of USS Constellation on 8/26/1943. Ship is painted entirely black. Crew is lining yardarms and bowsprit. Officers visible forward. "U.S.S. Constellation" written across bottom. Reverse: In manuscript, top left, "John Robert Walder S 2/c/Signed aboard,/United States Frigate Constellation/August 26, 1943" . Below that, "This is my ship and although she is the/olded commissioned fighting ship in the world/having been launched in 1797 I'm as proud/of her as though she were the newest vessel/afloat. Her record is unparalleled by no/other ship in the world and after 146 years/she is still taking part in the defense of her/country in this the greatest conflict of all times."

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RP1.26
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Thomas F. Grady-uss New Jersey Baseball Team-1910s

Date:
1910s
Creator:
Unknown

Color copy. Portrait of the USS New Jersey baseball team, taken on deck. Players are wearing their uniforms, as well as light pea jackets with dark "NJ" arm bands. Thomas F. Grady is seated in front row, extreme left.

Description (physical):

8.5x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.54
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation Sailor-1900/1910

Date:
1900s
Creator:
Unknown

Small postcard showing a sailor, in uniform, with cap reading "USS Constellation". Sailor is young, with jack knife lanyard around neck. Standing photo. Reverse printed in black.

Description (physical):

3.25x2.75

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.55
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-apprentices Aloft-newport-1906

Date:
1906
Creator:
Rhode Island News Company

Postcard showing USS Constellation docked NTS-Newport in 1906. The ship is dressed with signal flags, port profile view. Apprentices are visible aloft in the rig. In black across the bottom, "The Constellation, the Oldest U.S. War Ship afloat". Written in manuscript across bottom: "Go, ring the bells, and fire the guns/and fly the starry banner out." To the right bottom: "Congratulations/H.G.B./Feb 21-1906". Reverse printed in black, with Newport, RI cancellation dated 2/20/1906, and addressed to Miss Bernice I. Banning, 88 Benefit Street, Providence, RI.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.52
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Printer 3rd Class Charles V. Raffay-uss Vixen-1942/1945

Date:
1942-1945
Creator:
Unknown

Printer 3rd Class Charles V. Raffay working in the print shop aboard USS VIxen, flagship of the US Atlantic Fleet, 1942-1945. Raffay is bent over the printing press.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.29
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum