Half Model Of <i>Independence</i>

The navy's first ship of the line since 1792, Independence was launched two days after Guerriere, on June 22, 1814. She served in the navy for nearly a century.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0059
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Rear Admiral Arthur Farenholt

Officer's Sword Belt Buckle

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0060
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Mr. Charles Bryan
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Portrait Of Andrew H. Foote

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0062
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Seizure Of The Slaver <i>Martha</i>

On June 6, 1850, a boarding party from the brig USS Perry seized the slaver Martha just hours after she loaded a cargo of 1,800 Africans from Angola. Martha's skipper first thought Perry to be British, so he hoisted the American flag because federal law prohibited foreign warships from stopping an American ship. When the skipper spied a U.S. naval officer on board the brig, he hastily raised the Brazilian flag. Read more »

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0063
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Portrait Of Captain Elisha Peck

Description (physical):

Oil on canvas

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0064
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

Portrait Of Joshua Barney

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0056
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Dental Tooth Key

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0046
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Surgical Scissors

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0047
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Sounding Lead

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0048
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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