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|91k||Manayunk, engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 3 February 1866 as part of a larger print entitled "The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 2902.|
|607k||Monitors in ordinary at League Island Navy Yard: Nahant, Lehigh, Canonicus, Manhattan, Jason [ex-Sangamon],Catskill, Montauk, Mahopac & Ajax circa 1890 - 1901, but most likely taken in 1898.||Insert Image and text provided by University of California, Riverside.|
Photo courtesy of The Herald. (Los Angeles [Calif.]) 1893-1900, 22 April 1898, Image 10, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
Photo LC-D401-21287 courtesy of loc.gov.
Photo added 01/15/19.
|NR||UNCLE SAM'S FLEET OF MONITORS.|
In case of war with Spain, the monitor fleet would be of great value to Uncle Sam as coast defenders. Monitors are poor seagoing ships, but are very effective in the defense of seaboard cities.
First row: Wyandotte & Passaic, second row: Nantucket, Amphitrite (BM-2) & Miantonomah (BM-5); third row; Ajax.
|Image and text provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI.|
Photo by The Hawaiian Gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, 22 April 1898, Image 3, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|677k||OUR NAVY AS IT IS TODAY |
1. Monadnock (BM-3) . 2. Petrel. 3. Puritan (BM-1) . 4. Concord. 5. Wilmington. 6. Amphitrite (BM-2) . 7. Ajax. 8. Machias. 9. Cincinnati. 10. Marblehead. 1 1. Montgomery. 12. Minneapolis. 13. Kearsarge (BB-5). 14. Kentucky (BB-6). 15. Bancroft. 16. Dolphin. 17. Vesuvius. 18. Raleigh. 19. Indiana (BB-1). 20. Iowa (BB-4). 21. Olympia. 22. Terror (M-4). 23. Catskill . 24. Miantonomah (BM-5). 25. Gustine. 26. Yorktown. 27. Texas. 28. Helena. 29. Massachusetts (BB-2). 30. Columbia. 31. New Orleans, 32. San Francisco. 33. Canonicus . 34. Camanche . 35. Monterey (BM-6). 36. Brooklyn. 37. Detroit 38. Atlanta. 39. Alabama (BB-8). 40. Albany. 41. Baltimore. 42. Chicago. 43. Newark, 44. Boston. 45. Charleston. 46. Oregon (BB-3). 47. New York. 48. Manhattan. 49. Philadelphia. 50. Lehigh. And Torpedo Boats. Drawn by "W. A. Verhas.
|Image and text provided by University of Tennessee.|
Photo by The Maryville Times. (Maryville, Tenn.) 1884-1944, 28 May 1898, Image 3, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
PDF added 07/12/15.
|1.05k||THE MONITOR AJAX|
The Ajax is one of the old single turreted monitors built during the civil war, but instead of being allowed to stick in the mud with the others of her class, she was used by the naval militia of Camden, N. J. She has been put in commission and her armament of smoothbores supplemented by rapid fire rifles of small caliber.
|Image and text provided by Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records; Phoenix, AZ.|
Photo by Arizona Weekly Journal-Miner. (Prescott, Ariz.) 1885-1903, 22 June 1898, Image 1, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|91k||Ajax photographed during her Spanish-American War service, 1898.||Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 19-N-19-11-1.|
|102k||Ajax photographed during her Spanish-American War service, 1898. Note anchors and anchor handling gear; also coiled rope fender at the bow.||Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 19-N-19-11-3.|
|376k||A guest studies a painting depicting the history of battleships. The artwork was painted by George Skybeck and presented to the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association during their annual banquet at Honolulu, Hawaii, on 8 December 1991.||USN photo # DN-SC-92-05391, by PHC Carolyn Harris, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
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