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|472k||Katahdin Steam Cutter for Harbor Defense Ram, 22 December 1891. Note: The dimensions shown on the drawing are way smaller than those listed in the specifications.||National Archives Identifier: 75842408|
Photo courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
|732k||3 views of the Katahdin Steam Cutter for Harbor Defense Ram.||From the Scientific Amerian Magazine of 1898 Supplement, courtesy of David Upton.|
|433k||Port quarter view of the Katahdin ready for launching on 4 February 1893 at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.||Source: Historic New England Nathaniel L. Stebbins Collection, Photo No. PC047.02.1570.04274 via Mike Green.|
|407k||Bow view of the Katahdin ready for launching on 4 February 1893 at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.||Source: Historic New England Nathaniel L. Stebbins Collection, Photo No. PC047.02.1570.04272 via Mike Green.|
|354k||4 February 1893, snowy New England day, as the Katahdin is prepared for launching.||Source: Historic New England Nathaniel L. Stebbins Collection, Photo No. PC047.02.1570.04273 via Mike Green.|
|293k||1893 Lithograph by Fred H. Cozzens of the Katahdin, Iowa (BB-4) & schooner rigged gunboat Machias (PG-5).||USNI photo courtesy of Ron Reeves (of blessed memory).|
|1.18||Sketch of the Katahdin underway, 1893.||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from wikimedia.org
|3.14k||TWO NEW U.S. NAVAL TERRORS|
THE RAM KATAHDIN LAUNCHED,
And the Indiana (BB-1) Nearly Ready. Both Formidable Battleships. Description of the Vessels.
|Image and text provided by University of South Carolina; Columbia, SC.
Photo from The Watchman and Southron. (Sumter, S.C.) 1881-1930, 15 February 1893, Image 3, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|136k||A line drawing of the Katahdin, as completed.||Photo courtesy of Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, collection of Robb Jensen.|
|1.48k||United States Ammen Ram Katahdin in Action.||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from The National Tribune. (Washington, D.C.) 1877-1917, 27 July 1893, Image 8, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|4.15k||The Katahdin, designed to sink any battleship, is a veriable Nautilus. She can strike a blow and not feel it.||Image and text provided by University of California, Riverside;
Photo from The Morning Call. (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1878-1895, 03 January 1895, Image 8, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|424k||Artist's sketch of the Katahdin in action.||Courtesy of maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca via commons.wikimedia.org.|
|784k||HOW WE WILL SINK THE CRISTOBAL COLON|
By a Naval Officer Aboard the Ram Katahdin
|Image and text provided by University of North Texas; Denton, TX. |
Photo from The Houston Daily Post. (Houston, Tex.) 1886-1903, 01 May 1898, Mailable Edition, Image 7, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
A VESSEL FOR WHICH FOREIGN NATIONS HAVE NO MATCH
|Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from New-York Tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, 01 May 1898, Image 45, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||IS A QUEER CRAFT|
Ammen Ram Katahdin The Only Vessel of Her Kind. Built for Offensive Work Only - Calculated To Do Extensive Damage
|Image and text provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI.
Photo from The Hawaiian Gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, 10 May 1898, Image 7, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|1.00k||Halftone photograph of the Katahdin taken circa 1896-98.||Photo from The American Navy with Introduction and Descriptive Text - Reproductions of Photographs - Belford, Middlebrook & Co. - Chicago, 1898, submitted by Thomas Becher.|
|62k||Crewmen of the Katahdin standing by her forward superstructure, 1898. The original photograph, taken by J.F. Jarvis, was printed on a stereographic card. Note sheet metal ladder on the ship's "turtle back" hull side.||USNHC photo # NH 94258. Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN (Retired), 1983.|
|76k||A decommissioned Katahdin sits in port, possibly at Philadelphia Navy Yard sometime after 8 October 1898.||Photo from National Archives & Record Administration (NARA), Record Group 19-N, Box 33. Courtesy of Dan Treadwell.|
|599k||Katahdin ramming a vessel. Reproductions of a painting, by Koerner & Hayes, circa 1897-98.||USN photo # Lot 4812-2, from the National Museum of the U.S. Navy via flickr.com.|
|663k||Katahdin in New York between 1896 and 1901; the armored cruisers New York (ACR-2) and Cincinnati ((C-7) are in the background.||Photo i.d. courtesy of Richard M. Jensen.|
Photo LC-DIG-det-4a13901 courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
|111k||Undated port quarter drawing of the Katahdin underway.||Photo from National Archives & Record Administration (NARA), Record Group 19-N, Box 33. Courtesy of Dan Treadwell.|
|279k||Katahdin at anchor, c1899.||Photo LC-DIG-det-4a03643 by Edward H. Hart, courtesy of catalog.archives.gov|
|927k||Colored print of the Katahdin.||Photo courtesy Darryl L. Baker.|
|1.02k||Katahdin sits moored at Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1901.||Photo LC-DIG-det-4a13904 courtesy of catalog.archives.gov|
|1.10k||Pictured are ships moored at League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pa. circa 1907. |
From right to left are the decommissioned ships Katahdin, cruiser Columbia (C-12), & the Minneapolis (C-13). The Columbia was re-commissioned on 22 June 1915 and the Minneapolis 2 July 1917.
|Photo i.d. courtesy of Joseph Longo via Aryeh Weterhorn & Tom Bateman.
Photo courtesy of the Detroit Publishing Company via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division courtesy of Bill Gonyo.
|NR||THIS IS WHAT THE RAM KATAHDIN WAS EXPECTED TO DO.||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.|
Photo from The Washington Times. (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, 06 January 1907, Magazine Section, Image 40, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||The million dollar target.||Image and text provided by Central Michigan University, Clark Historical Library.
Photo from The Calumet News. (Calumet, Mich.) 1907-1938, 13 October 1909, Image 3, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||Will Test Twelve-Inch Projectile As in Battle||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from The Washington Times. (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, 09 February 1911, Last Edition, Image 8, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||Former Naval Scrappers Now Headed For The Scrap Heap||Image and text provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL.
Photo from Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.) 1893-1920, 11 March 1911, Image 12, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||OLD "RAM" KATAHDIN TO BE TARGET|
The ship was reported sunk in 1909.
|Image and text provided by University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR.
Photo from East Oregonian (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current, 06 March 1915, DAILY EVENING EDITION, Image 2, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|NR||RAM KATAHDIN IS SUNK.|
Used as Target to Test Resistance of Armor to 13-Inch Shells.
|Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Photo from Evening Star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, 13 April 1916, Image 2, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
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