A-1 (AD) Skyraider

Creator:
Douglas Aircraft Company

"The airplane that became the AD (later A-1) Skyraider evolved from a Navy decision in 1943 to combine the dive-bombing and torpedo missions in one aircraft. Built around a barrel-like fuselage, it possessed rigid lines that made it anything but graceful in appearance, but emanated power and could carry 8,000 lb. of ordnance, more than a World War II B-17 bomber. First flown on 18 March 1945, Skyraiders entered fleet service the following year and no aviator that flew one then and later would forget the experience of taking to the air for the first time. Read more »

Description (physical):

Length: 38 ft., 10 in.; Height 15 ft., 8 in.; Wingspan: 50 ft.

Location:
1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32508
Identifier:
1968.012.001
Institution:
National Naval Aviation Museum

Usn And Usmc Officers, Rush R. Wallace

Copy of b/w photographic portrait showing seven USN and USMC officers in dress uniforms. Seated left to right, Captain J.R. Madison Mullany, CDR Henry A. Adams, USN. Unidentified, LCDR Rush R. Wallace (standing second from left), USN; Paymaster Horace P. Tuttle; LCDR Alexander S. Mackenzie; R.S. Collum, U.S.M.C, c. 1867

Description (physical):

8 1/2 x 12"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG2-1.71
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The United States Marine Corps

Date:
1998
Creator:
Edwin Howard Simmons
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Overview of US Marine Corps history from its founding in 1775 through 1998.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VE23.S55, LCCN: 98-029987
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Civil War Small Arms Of The Us Navy And Marine Corps

Date:
1999
Creator:
John D. McAulay
Publisher/Studio:
Lincoln, RI: Andrew Mowbray Publishers

Catalogue of various types of small arms employed by the US Navy and Marine Corps during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VD363.M38, LCCN: 99-074227
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

American Naval History

Date:
1991
Creator:
Jack Sweetman
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Chronology of the US Navy and Marine Corps since their founding.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VA58.4.S94, LCCN: 90-29872
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The United States Marine Corps

Date:
1998
Creator:
Edwin H. Simmons
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Overview of US Marine Corps history from its founding in 1775 through 1998.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VE23.S55 B, LCCN: 98-29987
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum