(1785-1819) American naval officer

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry

(1785-1819) American naval officer

Naval hero of the Civil War and of the War of 1812.

Admiral David Dixon Porter

Naval hero of the Civil War and of the War of 1812.

(1840-1902) Rear-admiral of the U.S. Navy

William T. Sampson

(1840-1902) Rear-admiral of the U.S. Navy

(1839- ) Rear-admiral in U.S. Navy

Winfield S. Schley

(1839- ) Rear-admiral in U.S. Navy

(1809-1877) Commander in the U.S. Navy

Raphael Semmes

(1809-1877) Commander in the U.S. Navy

A large sailing ship.

Ship

A large sailing ship.

A large ship with six sails.

Ship

A large ship with six sails.

"The following cut represents a ship with its rudder. The pole by which it is fastened to the ship's side is the <em>clavus</em>." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Ship with rudder

"The following cut represents a ship with its rudder. The pole by which it is fastened to the ship's…

"The vessel is now broadside to the wind, the prow having swung around." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Greek ship

"The vessel is now broadside to the wind, the prow having swung around." — Anthon, 1891

"The vessel is now broadside to the wind, the prow having swung around." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Greek ship

"The vessel is now broadside to the wind, the prow having swung around." — Anthon, 1891

Greek ship with the sail reefed.

Greek ship

Greek ship with the sail reefed.

Greek ship with its sail unfurled in the wind.

Greek ship

Greek ship with its sail unfurled in the wind.

An illustration of one of Sir Walter Raleigh's ships.

Ralegh's Ship

An illustration of one of Sir Walter Raleigh's ships.

Brooklyn Navy Yard is an American shipyard, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) northeast of the Battery on the Brooklyn side of the East River in Wallabout Basin, a semicircular bend of the East River across from Corlear's Hook in Manhattan. The area is part of Brooklyn Community Board 2. Bounded by Navy Street, Flushing and Clinton Avenues, it covered over 200 acres (0.81 km&sup2;) at the height of its production of U.S. Navy warships.

Brooklyn Shipyard

Brooklyn Navy Yard is an American shipyard, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) northeast of the Battery on the…

(--) Captain for a new organization of the navy during the Revolutionary War

Captain Silas Talbot

(--) Captain for a new organization of the navy during the Revolutionary War

The sheer plan of the U.S.S. Columbia.

U.S.S. Columbia

The sheer plan of the U.S.S. Columbia.

The sheer plan of the U.S.S. Iowa.

U.S.S. Iowa

The sheer plan of the U.S.S. Iowa.

The deck plan of the U.S.S. Iowa.

U.S.S. Iowa

The deck plan of the U.S.S. Iowa.

A battle-ship of the kearsarge type.

U.S.S. Kearsarge

A battle-ship of the kearsarge type.

The deck plan of the U.S.S. Kentucky.

U.S.S. Kentucky

The deck plan of the U.S.S. Kentucky.

The Union Flag is the national flag of Great Britain. It is more properly called the 'Great Union', established by royal proclamation of April 12, 1606. It was formed by a combination of the crosses of St. George and St. Andrew; at the union with Ireland in 1801, the cross of St. Patrick was added. It is essentially the military flag of England. It is flown as the war jack on the jackstaff of English warships.

Union (National) Flag of Great Britain

The Union Flag is the national flag of Great Britain. It is more properly called the 'Great Union',…

The first USS Sabine was a sailing frigate built by the United States Navy in 1855.

The School-Ship USS Sabine

The first USS Sabine was a sailing frigate built by the United States Navy in 1855.

The sinking Varuna, a Union ship.

The Last Broadside of the Varuna

The sinking Varuna, a Union ship.

American steamship being chased by Spanish man-of-war.

The Spanish Man-of-War Tornado Chasing the American Steamer "Virginius"

American steamship being chased by Spanish man-of-war.

A United States Navy cruiser; Wampanoag.

Wampanoag

A United States Navy cruiser; Wampanoag.

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 &ndash; 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Warrington Medal (back)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy…

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 &ndash; 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Warrington Medal (front)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy…

A George Washington coin above a naval battle.

Washington Coin

A George Washington coin above a naval battle.

Naval battle between the Union Weehawken and Confederate Atlanta.

Action between the Weehawken and Confederate Iron-clad Atlanta

Naval battle between the Union Weehawken and Confederate Atlanta.

The White Ensign is a flag of Great Britain. It is the peculiar flag of the royal navy.

White Ensign

The White Ensign is a flag of Great Britain. It is the peculiar flag of the royal navy.

(1798-1877) American Naval officer and explorer who brought Great Britain on the Confederate side of the Civil War

Charles Wilkes

(1798-1877) American Naval officer and explorer who brought Great Britain on the Confederate side of…