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|82k||USS Arctic in mid-1898. The vessel appears to have been a double ender, with a small pilot house aft and capable of breaking ice in either direction. The turret of the Civil War monitor USS Canonicus is visible behind her.
US National Archives, RG-19-N box 32, Photo # 19-N-14959, ex 19-17-2, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
|124k||USS Arctic with officers and crew posed on her forecastle and upper deck, circa July-August 1898. During the Spanish-American War, this Philadelphia city iceboat served briefly in the Delaware River area as a US Navy refrigerator ship. Note her 60-pdr breech-loading rifle, converted from a Civil War Parrott gun.
US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # NH 57632
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