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["Building of the Griffin," Canada, ca. 1690]

["Building of the Griffin," Canada, ca. 1690]

Illus. in: Voyage curieux du R.P. Louis Hennepin / Louis Hennepin, 1704, oppos. p. 100.

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard at Deptford [...] / painted by R. Paton, the figures by J. Mortimer ; engraved by W. Woollett.

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard...

Boats on Thames River and dockyard, Deptford, London, England.

[Marine -- shows a ship lying on its side] / Bernard direxit.

[Marine -- shows a ship lying on its side] / Bernard direxit.

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Encyclopédie méthodique, ou par ordre de matières, par une société de gens de lettres, de savans et d'artistes.... Paris : Chez Panckoucke, 1782-1830, vol. 166, pl. 59... more

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

(DLC/PP-1995:140.256) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 256. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

Three

Three

Print shows many bank note vignettes depicting male and female figures as allegorical images representing commerce, industy, and the arts, also ships and ship building, farm and pioneer life, portraits, and num... more

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Ship in dry dock, probably Navy Yard

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle, primarily for the ship industry]

[Block making machine that produced wooden blocks for block and tackle...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Cyclopædia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering / ed. by Charles Tomlinson.... London : New York, G. Virtue & co., 1854. Publ... more

[A hoist for ship building]

[A hoist for ship building]

Steamship in background. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.631) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Bow view of the Monitor Dictator, Delameter Iron Works, New York City, image likely includes ship designer John Ericsson posing at the hull Stacy, 691 B'way

Bow view of the Monitor Dictator, Delameter Iron Works, New York City,...

Title devised by Library staff. "792RS" in pencil on back of card. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library of Congress) Purchase; Larry Gottheim; 2008; (... more

Dry dock, Brooklyn

Dry dock, Brooklyn

Title from item. Card number: "No. 134." Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GNY 106. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Li... more

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Kazalinsk. Pristan aral'skoi flotilii

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Kazalinsk. Pristan aral'skoi flotilii

Photograph shows a steam-powered paddle wheel boat with Russian naval personnel on board. In the background, a boat along the shore and two others under construction. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtn... more

East side Swanson St., no. 757, corner of Meade St., taken in 1868

East side Swanson St., no. 757, corner of Meade St., taken in 1868

Photograph shows street corner with Dougherty Ship Joiner, a house, and a wine and liquor store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with women standing on the corner watching the photographer. Title from item. Photogr... more

T.E.M. White, stereograph photographer, New Bedford, Mass.

T.E.M. White, stereograph photographer, New Bedford, Mass.

Business card for Thomas E.M. White showing two identical views of a shipyard in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

Ship-building, Gloucester Harbor / drawn by Winslow Homer ; W.H.

Ship-building, Gloucester Harbor / drawn by Winslow Homer ; W.H.

Print shows children building model ships in the foreground at a shipyard while men build a ship in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, no. 876 (1873 October 11), p. 900.

[The ship Mudanya at the İzmit port]

[The ship Mudanya at the İzmit port]

The ship Mudanya on scaffolding, while under construction. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 16. No. 71. In album: Ships, Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval per... more

[View of the Golden Horn from the Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of the Golden Horn from the Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah ...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 9. No. 768. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of... more

[Interior view of the Valide Shipyard at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[Interior view of the Valide Shipyard at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] /...

Dry dock. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 27. No. 622. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy, Imperial Naval Arsenal, Navy Department, and bridges, Istanbul, Ott... more

[The Valide Shipyard at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The Valide Shipyard at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères,...

Dry dock. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 26. No. 18. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy, Imperial Naval Arsenal, Navy Department, and bridges, Istanbul, Ott... more

[The ironclad Abdulkadir]

[The ironclad Abdulkadir]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 6. In album: Ships, naval schools and the Naval Fire Brigade, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid ... more

[The view of the cruiser Lutf-i Hümayun on slipway which was recently built on Taşkızak in the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The view of the cruiser Lutf-i Hümayun on slipway which was recently ...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 25. No. 50. In album: Ships and naval personnel, Istanbul and Black Sea lifesaving stations, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abd... more

Floating dry dock, Havana

Floating dry dock, Havana

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05900. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[The iron house and mast warehouse]

[The iron house and mast warehouse]

Ironwork depot of the Valide shipyard at the Imperial Naval Arsenal. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 27. No. 54. In album: Naval personnel, the Imperial Naval A... more

Wreck of the Volunteer

Wreck of the Volunteer

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05092. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[The view of the cruiser Lutf-i Hümayun on slipway which was recently built on Taşkızak in the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The view of the cruiser Lutf-i Hümayun on slipway which was recently ...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 26. In album: Ships and naval personnel, Istanbul and Black Sea lifesaving stations, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid... more

Minerva, profile

Minerva, profile

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05005. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[The Valide Shipyard and the factories in its vicinity, at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The Valide Shipyard and the factories in its vicinity, at the Imperia...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 25. No. 422. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy, Imperial Naval Arsenal, Navy Department, and bridges, Istanbul, Ottoman Empi... more

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

Print shows members of the 47th Congress carrying on their shoulders large money bags labeled "Surplus $150,000,000" and "Appropriations", and a sign that states "No large appropriations for the Navy whilst Rob... more

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Roach and George M. Robeson dressed as 16th century soldiers, doing a song and dance routine on a stage; Roach is holding a paper that states "Contract for new U.S. Cruisers $2,440,000 a... more

Building the ark / Gillam.

Building the ark / Gillam.

Illustration shows Republican revelers in the foreground making music as they pass a reform ark being constructed in the background. Depicted are John Sherman playing pipes labeled "Southern Outrages", John Log... more

"Ship-building for repairs" / Gillam.

"Ship-building for repairs" / Gillam.

Illustration shows Secretary of the Navy, William C. Whitney, carrying a large book labeled "Navy Yard Investigations", confronting George M. Robeson, William E. Chandler, and John Roach, who are cowering at hi... more

Collapse of another Buddensiek structure John Roach - "It's all Whitney's fault. If he hadn't knocked so hard, it would be standing now Gillam

Collapse of another Buddensiek structure John Roach - "It's all Whitne...

Illustration shows John Roach with George Robeson and William Chandler holding a paper labeled "J. Roach & Co. assignments" as Secretary of the Navy William C. Whitney beats a door with a club in front of a co... more

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

Illustration shows two crooks labeled "Robeson" and "Roach" walking down a sidewalk, whistling; they are being trailed by William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, as a policeman. Title from item. Caption: "Ch... more

The three buddensieks of the American navy / F. Opper.

The three buddensieks of the American navy / F. Opper.

Illustration shows George M. Robeson, William E. Chandler, and John Roach sitting on the hull of a ship resting on its side with patches labeled "Repairs" partially covering holes. Title from item. Caption: A h... more

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John Roach's little miscalculation / J. Keppler.

John Roach's little miscalculation / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows Secretary of the Navy, William C. Whitney, handing a boat labeled "Dolphin" to James G. Blaine who shies away, refusing to accept it; in the background, John Roach, a contractor, who built th... more

The cruel secretary and the patriotic contractor / Zimmerman.

The cruel secretary and the patriotic contractor / Zimmerman.

Illustration shows William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, insisting that John Roach, a contractor, accompany him on a test cruise before the Navy can sign off on the contract and accept delivery of the ship... more

U.S.S. Maine in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S.S. Maine in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20578. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0678. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The shoemaker's little boy : the cooper's little boy ...

The shoemaker's little boy : the cooper's little boy ...

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: St. Nicholas, 16:926 (Oct. 1889).

U.S.S. Maine under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S.S. Maine under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20578. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0677. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Russian war ship Retvizan sic, day before launching, Cramp's ship yards, Philadelphia

Russian war ship Retvizan sic, day before launching, Cramp's ship yard...

"X 77" on negative. Date provided by C. Seavey, 2017. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012995. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Detroit on the ways

Detroit on the ways

"55 Glover" on negative. On boat being launched: Detroit, D.Y.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021095. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Detroit on the ways

Detroit on the ways

"53 Glover" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021093. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Launching of the Detroit

Launching of the Detroit

"56 Glover" on negative. On boat being launched: Detroit, D.Y.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021096. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Detroit on the ways

Detroit on the ways

Locale based on negative D4-21095. "54 Glover" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021094. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Building the John G. Christopher [at Wilmington, Del. 1892. Steamship was re-named Winyah]

Building the John G. Christopher [at Wilmington, Del. 1892. Steamship ...

Photograph shows men working on interior wood beams of unfinished ship. Title from item.

Reaper, midship section

Reaper, midship section

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05337. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Reaper, profile

Reaper, profile

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05336. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Philadelphia, Pa., Cramp's Shipyard

Philadelphia, Pa., Cramp's Shipyard

Title from jacket. "G 2752" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 33913. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Valkyrie III in Erie Basin

Valkyrie III in Erie Basin

Attribution based on style of title and numbering. "225" on negative. Brooklyn, N.Y. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Valkyrie III in drydock

Valkyrie III in drydock

Attribution based on style of title and numbering. "262" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021981. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A rival who has come to stay / Dalrymple.

A rival who has come to stay / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam standing with his arms spread on a solid dock labeled "U.S." next to a sign that states "Uncle Sam - The ship builder re-established with great success in 1893. American ships for American... more

Punching single bars for U.S. battleship Illinois

Punching single bars for U.S. battleship Illinois

African American men operating a metal punching machine at a ship building plant. Copyright by Rusk and Shaw, Newport News, Va.

The sphinx of the period / Keppler.

The sphinx of the period / Keppler.

Print shows Puck standing on wooden scaffolding in front of the bow of a huge new battleship in drydock with a large sphinx on the deck between the big guns. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 43, no. 1103, ... more

[Student shipbuilders at Newport News, Virginia]

[Student shipbuilders at Newport News, Virginia]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Mayflower
Mayflower

Mayflower

Attribution based on style of title and numbering. "204" on negative. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mayflower
Mayflower

Mayflower

Attribution based on style of title and numbering. Date from related, adjacent negative in same group: LC-D4-62416. Date from jacket: 1899. "201" on negative. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historica... more

Newport News dry docks

Newport News dry docks

Three men working in blacksmith shop. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 81153.

Thornberger hoists unloading ore, Lackawanna ore docks, Buffalo, N.Y.

Thornberger hoists unloading ore, Lackawanna ore docks, Buffalo, N.Y.

Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co. No. 012928.

The Howard L. Shaw in the slip

The Howard L. Shaw in the slip

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05971. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Howard L. Shaw on the ways

The Howard L. Shaw on the ways

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05968. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Riveters at work, Cramp's ship yards, Philadelphia

Riveters at work, Cramp's ship yards, Philadelphia

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Negative broken and taped to second sheet of glass. "X 80" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012999. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. John Craig showing hole in starboard quarter

Str. John Craig showing hole in starboard quarter

Locale based on negative D4-62027. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 062033. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Launch of the str. Harvard

Launch of the str. Harvard

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05577. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. John Craig in dry dock, Detroit

Str. John Craig in dry dock, Detroit

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 062028. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. John Craig showing patch in starboard quarter

Str. John Craig showing patch in starboard quarter

Locale based on negative D4-62027. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 062030. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. Harvard on the ways

Str. Harvard on the ways

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05576. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Howard L. Shaw on the ways

The Howard L. Shaw on the ways

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05967. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. Harvard in the slip, Detroit

Str. Harvard in the slip, Detroit

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05578. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Globe Iron Works ship yard, Cleveland

Globe Iron Works ship yard, Cleveland

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "10" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012871. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Str. John Craig, showing hole caused by running on rock

Str. John Craig, showing hole caused by running on rock

Probably in Detroit; cf. negative D4-62032. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021731. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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