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

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 And Uss Boxer-newport-1922

Date:
1922
Creator:
Charles D. Dadley

Black and white postcard of USS Constellation and USS Boxer moored at Newport in 1922. Boxer is moored perpendicular to Constellation, with a launch in the foreground. Printed in black across bottom: "U.S. Naval Training Station. Newport, R.I./U.S. Ships "Constellation" and "Boxer". Reverse: Addressed to Miss Nellie M. Pettey of South Westport, MA. Newport, RI cancellation dated 10/6/1922. One cent stamp.

Description (physical):

5.375x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.66
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Three Women-1913

Date:
1913
Creator:
Life Series #214

Postcard showing three women sitting in a forest setting reading. They are wearing, left to right, blue, pink, and white. At bottom right in black lettering, "A Wise Bunch". Reverse: Pencil manuscript note from James Moore to his father, Clarence Moore of Smyrna, NY, describing lessons at NTS-Newport. Green one cent stamp showing bust of Washington. USS Constellation cancellation dated 5/17/1913.

Description (physical):

5.375x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.65
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

Uss Constellation-w/ Model-newport-1926

Date:
1926
Creator:
Unknown

Photograph. 3/4 port bow view of USS Constellation in 1926 at Newport. Along side is a large model of the ship built by the men of NTS-Newport. White writing at bottom left reads "Model-U.S.S. Constellation. Made by the men attached to Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island and presented to the Secretary of the Navy." Bottom right: U.S.S. Constellation/Oldest Man of War in Commission in the World." Bottom center: "Sesqui-Centennial Exposition-Philadelphia, PA."

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG4-2.46
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Government Training Station-newport, Ri-1900/1914

Date:
1900-1914
Creator:
Valentine & Sons Publishing

View of NTS-Newport from the water. USS Constellation, port profile, visible to the left. Barracks and other training station buildings visible to the left and behind ship. Ship is still painted all black . Upper right, in brown, "Government Training Station, Newport, R.I." Reverse printed in gray.

Description (physical):

5.375x3.375

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.59
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum