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|39k||Plan of turret for Passaic class monitors. The port stoppers can be seen clearly in this drawing.||Photo courtesy of "Monitors of the U.S. Navy, 1861-1937", pg 11, by Lt. Richard H. Webber, USNR-R. (LOC) Library of Congress, Catalog Card No. 77-603596.|
|61k||Propeller and rudder arrangement of the Passaic class.||Photo courtesy of "Monitors of the U.S. Navy, 1861-1937", pg 13, by Lt. Richard H. Webber, USNR-R. (LOC) Library of Congress, Catalog Card No. 77-603596.|
|107k||"Panoramic View of Charleston Harbor. -- Advance of Ironclads to the Attack, April 7th, 1863" Line engraving published in "The Soldier in our Civil War", Volume II, page 172, with a key to individual ships and land features shown. U.S. Navy ships present are (from left to center): Keokuk, Nahant, Nantucket, Catskill, New Ironsides, Patapsco, Montauk, Passaic and Weehawken.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 59269.|
|74k||Group of officers stand in front of turret on deck of Nahant, circa 1863.||Photo aa02017r.jpg courtesy of dlib.nyu.edu.|
|32k||Edward H.Hart photo of the Nahant between 1890 and 1901.||Photo from the Library of Congress, # 4a28265r, courtey of the "Detroit Photographic Co." on transparency.Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.|
|83k||Nahant, laid up at the League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa the late 1800s. Another monitor is alongside, at left.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 45634.|
|81k||Nahant and other Civil War-built Monitors in reserve at League Island. Nahant is shown with her stack and turret openings covered, and wooden enclosures protecting entry ports.||USN photo from "Warship Boneyards," by Kit and Carolyn Bonner & submitted by Robert Hurst.|
|4.17k||THE OLD MONITOR NAHANT ON HER WAY FROM LEAGUE ISLAND TO NEW YORK||Image and text provided by University of California, Riverside.
Photo courtesy of The Herald. (Los Angeles [Calif.]) 1893-1900, 15 April 1898, Image 8, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|4.33k||THE GALLANT MONITORS AT THE LEAGUE ISLAND NAVY YARD||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.
PDF added 02/08/12.
|63k||Nahant, in New York Harbor, during her Spanish-American War service, 1898. Her turret guns are run out, in firing position.Photographed by Hart.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 45635.|
|166k||Photographed in 1898, possibly while being prepared for Spanish-American War service. Note that Nahant's turret has a "roof" of the type fitted to monitors while they were laid up in reserve. Photographed by A. Loeffler, Tompkinsville, N.Y.|| Photo from National Archives & Record Administration (NARA), Record Group 19-N, Box 33. Courtesy of Dan Treadwell.
Text from U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 69787.
|101k||Crewmen swabbing out one of Nahant's turret guns, during drills at the New York Navy Yard, 1898. New Orleans is in the background. The original photograph was published on a color-tinted postcard by Raphael Tuck & Sons.||Collection of Lieutenant Commander Abraham DeSomer, donated by Myles DeSomer, 1975. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 82124-KN.|
|92k||Crewmen mending the U.S. flag on Nahant's deck, 1898. Dents in the ship's turret armor were caused by Confederate gunfire during the Civil War, some thirty-five years earlier. The original photograph was published on a color-tinted postcard by the Robbins Brothers Co., Boston. It was copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett, Washington, D.C., circa 1898.||Courtesy of Carter Rila, 1986. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 100797-KN.|
|66k||Officer, Chief Petty Officer and Seamen of Coastal Defense Monitor Nahant drill on one pounder gun, New York Harbor, 1898.||Photo courtesy of EMPIRE STATE GUARD (1866-1913) - NY State Military History Images - NY Military Museum and Veterans Research Center (dmna.state.ny.us.)|
|629k||Photo is labeled "Nahant captain and officers, 1898." |
I believe the photo is misidentified, which is common when written up by civilians. I assume this is a group shot of the junior officers. I have to hunt down the Navy Register to get some names to go with the photo. If the Lieutenant is in command I am guessing it was taken close to the time she was being decommissioned.
|Photo from the Library of Congress, # LC-D4-20047, courtey of Bill Gonyo.|
|883k||OLD TIME MONITORS
TO BE SOLD AS JUNK.|
THE MONITOR MONTAUK
The last of the old time war monitors, five in number, have been condemned by a naval board of survey and the Navy Department will shortly sell them to the highest bidders. The vessels are the Canaonicus, Jason [ex-Sangamon] Lehigh, Montauk and Nahant. They are at the League Island Navy Yard. They will probably be bought by junk dealers and broken up for the iron contained in them.
|Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo courtesy of The Washington Times. (Washington [D.C.]) 1901-1902, 19 October 1902, Image 7, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|371k||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 Dec 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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