Military Records

U.S. Navy Ships - Sailing Ships

Index: Pictures of United States Navy Ships 1775-1941

 

Sailing Ships

Note: This Select List describes photographs and photographs of artworks or models. No original artworks are included in this collection. To request more information or additional images, please contact us.

 

Alfred (formerly the Black Prince) 1. Alfred (formerly the Black Prince). 24-gun ship. Port stern quarter. 1775. Painting by Harry W Carpenter.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512968
Local Identifier:    19-N-9977
Bonhomme Richard (formerly the Duc de Duras) 2. Bonhomme Richard (formerly the Duc de Duras). 40-gun frigate. Starboard side, under sail. 1779. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512962
Local Identifier:    19-N-7873
Bonhomme Richard 3. Bonhomme Richard. Starboard side. Photograph of wooden model.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512966
Local Identifier:    19-N-9509
Bonhomme Richard. Battle with the Serapis, 1779 4. Bonhomme Richard. Battle with the Serapis, 1779. 1779. Painting by James Hamilton.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512983
Local Identifier:    19-N-12013
Constellation, 1798. 38-gun frigate. Battle with L'Insurgente with France, February 1799 5. Constellation, 1798. 38-gun frigate. Battle with L'Insurgente with France, February 1799. 1798. Copy of artwork by Hoff..

 

National Archives Identifier:    512908
Local Identifier:    19-CN-12348
Constellation 6. Constellation. Starboard, at wharf. 1926.

 

National Archives Identifier:    513001
Local Identifier:    19-N-13558
Constitution 7. Constitution. 44-gun frigate. Starboard bow, under sail. Painting by Marshall Johnson.

 

National Archives Identifier:    513007
Local Identifier:    19-N-13770
Constitution. Sail plan 8. Constitution. Sail plan. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512970
Local Identifier:    19-N-9982
Constitution. Meeting with the Guernere, 1812 9. Constitution. Meeting with the Guernere, 1812. 1812. Artwork by Thomas Birch.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512982
Local Identifier:    19-N-11845
Constitution. Port beam, at sea 10. Constitution. Port beam, at sea. 1931.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512901
Local Identifier:    19-A-5A-383
United States 11. United States. 44-gun frigate Battle with the Macedonian, 1812. 1812. Engraving after Alonzo Chappel.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512967
Local Identifier:    19-N-9945
Enterprise, 1799. 12-gun schooner. Capturing a    Tripolitan corsair in 1801 12. Enterprise, 1799. 12-gun schooner. Capturing a Tripolitan corsair in 1801. Drawing by N. Hoff.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512986
Local Identifier:    19-N-12435
Philadelphia 13. Philadelphia. 38-gun frigate. Stranding and capture on Oct. 31, 1803. 1803. Etching by Joseph F Sabin from a drawing by Hoff.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512995
Local Identifier:    19-N-13264
Essex 14. Essex. 32-gun frigate Port side, under sail. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512998
Local Identifier:    19-N-13279
Wasp, 1806. 18-gun sloop. Capture of the Frolic on  Oct. 18, 1812. 15. Wasp, 1806. 18-gun sloop. Capture of the Frolic on Oct. 18, 1812.. Drawing and engraving by F. Kearny , based on sketch by Lieutenant Claxton.

 

National Archives Identifier:    532910
Local Identifier:    148-GW-488
Erie, 1814 16. Erie, 1814. 18-gun sloop. Starboard side, under sail. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512994
Local Identifier:    19-N-13044
Independence, 1815. 74-gun ship of the line. Starboard side, under sail 17. Independence, 1815. 74-gun ship of the line. Starboard side, under sail. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512951
Local Identifier:    19-N-3164
Independence. Sail plan 18. Independence. Sail plan. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    513024
Local Identifier:    19-N-16377
Columbus 19. Columbus. 74-gun ship of the line. Departure from Tokyo Bay with the Vincennes, July 19, 1846. 1846. Drawing from sketches by John Easterly.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512956
Local Identifier:    19-N-6789
Hudson (formerly the Liberator), 1826. Port bow, under sail 20. Hudson (formerly the Liberator), 1826. Port bow, under sail. 1826. Engraving by W I Bennet.

 

National Archives Identifier:    512996
Local Identifier:    19-N-13265
Pennsylvania, Port side, under sail 21. Pennsylvania, Port side, under sail. 120-gun ship of the line. 1837. Lithograph by N. Currier.

 

National Archives Identifier:    513017
Local Identifier:    19-N-14609
Somers, starboard side, under sail 22. Somers, starboard side, under sail. 10-gun brig. Starboard side, under sail. 1842. Artwork

 

National Archives Identifier:    512981
Local Identifier:    19-N-11508


Please note: Based on leaflet Pictures of United States Navy ships, 1775-1941. Published by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1974. 14 pages. Web version differs in content from printed version. Printed version also contains fewer illustrations.


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