Leather Powder Bucket, Washington Navy Yard

Date:
C. 1802
Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Wood.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.021.0033
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Thomas G. Plant
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Oak Handled Boarding Ax, Made In The Washington Navy Yard

Date:
C. 1800s
Publisher/Studio:
Washington Navy Yard
Description (physical):

Material: Oak (handle).

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.021.0035
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Gatling Gun

Description (physical):

.58 Caliber. 200 rounds per minute.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0065
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Model Of The U.S.S. <i>Shark</i>

Shark was launched in 1821 at the Washington Navy Yard. With Matthew C. Perry, her first commander, she sailed to Africa to suppress the slave trade and piracy. In 1822 she joined Commodore James Biddles' squadron in the first of many cruises to eliminate piracy and slave trading in the West Indies. On March 25, 1822, Perry took formal possession of what is now Key West, Florida. In between cruises to the West Indies and Africa, she sailed in 1827 to Newfoundland to defend American fishing interests. Read more »

Description (physical):

Scale of model: 1/4" to 1'. Original ship dimensions: Length 86'; Beam 25'; Draft 10'; Displacement 198 tons.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0061
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Navy Historical Foundation

4" 50 Caliber Mark XII Gun Crew In Action

Date:
1942
Creator:
Barclay, McClelland
Description (physical):

Painting, Oil On Canvas

Location:
Navy Art Collection, Building 67, Navy Yard, Washington, DC
Identifier:
48-031-B
Institution:
U.S. Navy Art Collection

Six Marines At The Washington Navy Yard

Date:
4/1864
Creator:
Matthew Brady

Six marines in full uniform standing along a wall. Five are holding rifles w/ bayonets affixed. Sixth is leaning on his sword.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG2-1.19
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum