Washington, DC: 20 December 1906. Read More about Partly printed document on vellum, appointing Winfield Scott Pugh, Jr. to Second Assistant...
London: R. West, near the Cross Keys, . First Edition. Read More about The Examination of Maj. Gen. Anstruther, Lieutnt. Govenor of Minorrca; Before the H--- of L---; ...
London: J. Whiston, 1745. Second Edition. Read More about The Minutes of a Court Martial, Held on Board His Majesty's Ship The Lenox, in Portsmouth's...
London: M. Cooper, 1744. First Edition. Letters between Admiral Mathews and Admiral Lestock. Read More about Original Letters and Papers, between Adm--------l M---------ws and V. Adm-------l L---------k....
[Stockholm: 1930]. One of 2550 copies. Read More about Kungl. Svenska Segel Sällskapet 1830-1930
Philadelphia: April 26, 1837. A NAUTICAL PIONEER AND A BANKING TITAN. A rare second of exchange for eight hundred pounds sterling issued by the short-lived Bank of the United States in Philadelphia linking a pioneer in steam engines with two of the most influential banking officials of the period and..... Read More about Second of Exchange issued by the Bank of the United States to "F.B. Ogden" signed by...
Portsmouth, [NH]: 1805-1872. VICTIM OF A FRENCH PRIVATEER. This is a fascinating collection chronicling an episode of the "Quasi-War" between the US and France. The Barque ‘Mary” which hailed out of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was attacked and boarded off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. An article in "The Balance and..... Read More about French Spoliation Claims and Policy of Assurance of the American merchant vessel “Mary”
Various places [Liverpool, Bombay, Singapore, Manila, etc.]: July 30, 1860 - April 26, 1863. The Last Log of the American Clipper "Typhoon" The extreme clipper ship "Typhoon"was built in 1851for the China trade by the firm of Fernald & Pettigrew of Portsmouth, NH. It was first launched in 1851 under..... Read More about Manuscript Log of the "Typhoon"
Haifa: Maritime Museum of Haifa, . Inscribed on title-page. Read More about Ships through the Ages...from the Collection of the Museum
Cadiz: 1829. A translation of the Spanish King's decree making Cadiz a free port. Following the REgulations on the third page is a printed statement "... The King of Spain ... had declared Cadiz a Free port. The Regulations have since been received, and I now enclose You a translation..... Read More about Translation. Regulations for the Free Port of Cadiz
Philadelphia: J. Hoover & Sons, 1898. Schley was selected "at the opening of the Spanish-American War to command the Flying Squadron at Hampton Roads...when Cevera's ships reached Martinique, the Flying Squadron...at 9:35 (July3, 1898) the Spanish ships emerged from the harbor (of Santiago) and turned westward, Schley's flagship, the Brooklyn..... Read More about Chromolithographic Print: "Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago De Cuba, July...
Bloomington, Ill: The Pantagraph Printing Establishment, 1879. First edition. Read More about The World's Navigation: The Problem of River Mouths. A New Force, Plan and Implements, adapted to...
New York: E.P. Dutton, . Read More about Stobart. The Rediscovery of American Marine Heritage
New York: April, 1892. Wikipedia: "The first USS Wyoming of the United States Navy was a wooden-hulled screw sloop that fought on the Union side during the American Civil War. Sent to the Pacific Ocean to search for the CSS Alabama, Wyoming eventually came upon the shores of Japan and..... Read More about Pen and Ink "The Wyoming in the Straits of Shimonoséki" drawn from a photograph for ...
Brooklyn: Nov 16, 1880. Tracy was Sec. of the Navy fromn 1889-1893 in the Harrison Administration. He was noted for his role in the creation of the "New Navy", a major reform of the service, which had fallen into obsolescence after the Civil War. A major ally in this effort..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, to B. Perry. He doesn't remember receiving a letter
Washington, D.C: Navy Department, Oct 20th, 1891. Tracy was Sec. of the Navy fromn 1889-1893 in the Harrison Administration. He was noted for his role in the creation of the "New Navy", a major reform of the service, which had fallen into obsolescence after the Civil War. A major ally..... Read More about Letter Signed. To The Honorable Secretary of the Interior. Acknowledging receipt of a copy of ...
[N.p: ca. 1833]. An accomplished amateur drawing by Alexander Gibfore of the United States Navy. Of particular interest are the ornate flags off the bow and stern. Read More about MANUSCRIPT SKETCH OF THE U.S.S. SPARK
Philadelphia: 22d Mar 1845. The Hero of Lake Erie. A crisp, clean signature of the controversial hero of the Battle of Lake Erie, in an order to the store keeper of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, written during his short tenure as commander and less than a year before his death..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("JD Elliot") to Robert Kennedy Esq. ("Sir"
[London]: (Not for Publication), 1907. Visit of Colonial Premiers and The Houses of Parliament To Portsmouth, in May 1907 starting at Victoria Station to Portsmouth docks, primarily to see the "Dreadnought" under construction. The mounted photographs depict the "Dreadnought", and various submarines. Read More about Visit to Portsmouth May 1907
London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald 1a Kensington Place, 1926. First edition, one of 450 copies. Read More about Sailing-ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas: A Series of Copper...
Washington, D.C: A. and G. Way, Printers, 1814. First edition. [U.S. 13th Cong., 2d sess., 1813-1814. House. Doc. 86]. The Late Efforts to Build a Navy at War. On June 18, 1812 Madison issued a declaration of war against Britain, with an Army of only 6,700 troops and a Navy..... Read More about Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, respecting the execution of the laws for the increase of...
Philadelphia: Harding, 1838. Read More about Biographical Sketch, and Services of Commodore Charles Stewart, of the Navy of the United States