Advance-We Know a Ship Can Hug a Shore, I'd Rather Hug a Girl-Newport-1913

Date:
1913
Creator:
Anglo-Sailor Series

Postcard showing a young sailor leaning over, from behind, a young woman. They are holding both hands. In large letters across the top is "ADVANCE!". In a white box toward the bottom is "We know a ship can hug the shore,/ I'd rather hug a girl." Reverse: Manuscript: Dear Brother/I am/still at the station/and don't know why./I will get of, but/I guess it will be/soon, for they are getting/ready war so that if/war breaks out they will/have us ready. John/read men at the Cals[?]/having stay and they might/send us there. [Illegible] A. Jem" One cent stamp in upper right with USS Constellatin cancellation, dated November 12, 1913. Addressed to "Mr. [Illegible] Jem/109 Maine St./Amherst Mass".

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-south Drill Field-newport-1920s/30s

Date:
1920s/1930s
Creator:
Berger Brothers

Postcard depicting USS Constellation and south drill field at NTS-Newport. Recruits/apprentices are in parade lines in foreground, with ship in background. In black writing in upper right: U.S. Naval Training Station, South Drill Field, U.S.S./Constellation at Wharf, Newport, R.I." Reverse: split, blue ink.

Description (physical):

3.5x5.375

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.32
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Nts Newport-war College And Drill Field-1929

Date:
1929
Creator:
T.C. Company

Postcard depicting apprentices/recruits in parade lines on drill field in front of Naval War College. Photograph most likely taken from rigging of USS Constellation, dock visible in foreground. Across top in black: "U.S. Naval Training Station", across bottom in black "War College and Drill Field, Newport, R.I." Reverse: Manuscript upper left: "Here for the weekend,/Eva" One cent stamp w/ Newport, RI cancellation, dated July 22, 1929. Addressed to "Mrs. O. Van Horn/Ramsey/N.J."

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.31
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation W/ Uss Boxer-newport-1914-1920

Date:
1914-1920
Creator:
Unknown

Starboard bow 3/4 view of USS Constellation at Newport sometime between 1914 and 1920. The ship is dressed with flags. Starboard profile view of USS Boxer in background. "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I." written in black across bottom. Reverse: Caption in upper left: "Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I./Old frigate "Constellation" and the U.S./S. Boxer, of interest to the Jackies and all/visitors to Newport." Blue ink on reverse, YMCA logo at bottom.

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.30
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation W/ Uss Boxer-newport-1905-1912

Date:
1905-1912
Creator:
Rhode Island News Company

Sunset image of USS Constellation and USS Boxer at NTS-Newport sometime between 1905 and 1912. Port bow/profile view of USS Constellation, ship is painted entirely black. Stern view of USS Boxer. Naval War College visible in background. "U.S. Training Station, Newport, R.I." in red across top. Reverse: split, green ink.

Description (physical):

3.5x5.375

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.29
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-drill At Training Station-newport-1910s

Date:
1910s
Creator:
Unknown

Apprentices aboard USS Constellation in the 1910s. Apprentices are on the starboard bow pulling forward on a line. An officer is visible where the line comes through the pin rail. Hammock rails are clearly visible, as is the headrig. In red in the lower left: "Drill at Training Station,/Newport, R.I." Reverse split, w/ green ink.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.28
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Nts-newport Drill Grounds-1910s

Date:
1910s
Creator:
Herz Brothers

View of NTS-Newport drill grounds looking towards USS Constellation. Masts of ship are visible in distance, though obscured by trees. Group of spectators in foreground, marching recruits/apprentices in center. Buildings to right of ship. In red across bottom, "Naval Training Station, Drill Grounds, Newport, R.I." Caption on reverve, upper left, "NAVAL TRAINING STATION, DRILL/GROUNDS, NEWPORT, R.I. Here is also/situated the War College. Officers and men/are here educated and trained for service in/the U.S. Navy."

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.27
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Inspection At Nts-newport-1900s

Date:
1900s
Creator:
R.R. Sprague

B&W postcard, photo most likely taken from rigging of USS Constellation. Image shows the trainees/apprentices of NTS-Newport in parade lines for inspection. Main building of Naval War College visible in upper right. Reverse: Manuscript across center: "These pictures were taken/on Sat. during Capt. inspection/Everyone has to go out in all clean/Clothes so the Capt. can see how/you keep yourself." Stamped vertically on left side: R.R. Sprague/Official Photographer,/U.S.N.T. Station,/Newport, R.I."

Description (physical):

3.25x5.25

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.24
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-newport Sketch-1940s

Date:
1940s
Creator:
Ruth Rhoads Lappen

Black sketch of USS Constellation, with caption "U.S.S. Constellation-Newport, R.I." underneath. Below sketch of ship, is a sketch of the helm. Sketches are on a tan background.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.23
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-newport W/ Barracks B-1907

Date:
1907
Creator:
McMullin-Holmes Co.

Port profile view of USS Constellation docked in front of Barracks B at Naval Training Station-Newport. Clothing visible hanging from stays. Building and other base facilities visible behind ship. "Newport, R.I., Training Ship Constellation and Barracks "B," Naval Training Station." printed in black across bottom. In smaller print above that "Photo Copyright 1907 by McMullin-Holmes Co. Newport, R.I."

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.22
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum