Ironclad Rams off Laird's Shipyard, Liverpool, England

Date:
April 30, 1864
Publisher/Studio:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated News
Description (physical):

Woodblock engraving.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0102
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Half Model Of <i>Guerriere</i>

Named for the defeated British vessel, Guerriere was launched at Philadelphia on June 20, 1814.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0058
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Rear Admiral Arthur Farenholt

The Battle Of Lake Borgne

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0057
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Bone Model Of Essex

Date:
c. 1800s

The people of Essex County and Salem, Massachusetts, presented the 36-gun frigate Essex to the U.S. Navy in 1799. Within weeks she began active service in the Quasi-War with France. Essex had two tours of duty in the Mediterranean against the Barbary pirates between 1801 and 1805. Captain David Porter commanded her throughout the War of 1812. In a single cruise in the summer of 1812 she captured ten prizes. Porter's journey to the Pacific, where he decimated the English whaling fleet, brought Essex greater renown. Read more »

Description (physical):

Material: Bone

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0036
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Naval Historical Foundation

Presentation Dirk

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0035
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Naval Historical Foundation
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Blunderbuss

Date:
c. 1781-1815
Creator:
Newton
Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0032
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Howard L. Wheeler
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Thomas Truxtun Portrait

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0025
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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The Arming And Fitting Of English Ships Of War 1600-1815

Date:
1987
Creator:
Brian Lavery
Publisher/Studio:
Annpolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Details the equipment and weapons used on Royal Navy vessels between 1600-1815.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
V767.L35, LCCN: 87-62011
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Before The Ironclads

Date:
1990
Creator:
D.K. Brown
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Examines the evolution of the Royal Navy after the advent of steam, but prior to the use of ironclads.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VA454.B882, LCCN: 89-64155
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Nelson's Navy

Date:
1989
Creator:
Brian Lavery
Publisher/Studio:
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press

Overview of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815).

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VA454.L38, LCCN: 89-062380
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum