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|294k||US Navy ships of the Japanese Squadron, established to promote free trade with Japan in 1852. From left to right:
USS St. Mary's,
USS Mississippi and
From ~ The Archive of the Old Print Man ~ "Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion", Boston, 1852.
|53k||USS St. Mary's rides at anchor during the late 1800s, with her hull painted dull black except for her bow scrollwork and a narrow white band at maindeck level; this was the customary finish for the Navy's wooden ships at this time. To fit her for her role as a training ship, her battery has been removed; her curtained gun ports now provide light and air for berthing spaces below decks.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|129k||USS St. Mary's in the first dry dock established at Mare Island Navy Yard, circa 1854. The sectional dry dock was built in
New York and shipped out to California in sections around Cape Horn. USS St. Mary's was one of the first ships to use the dock.
US Navy photo from "A Long Line of Ships: Mare Island's Century of Naval Activity in California", by Arnold S. Lott. Annapolis, MD. United States Naval Institute
|533k||USS St. Mary's at anchor, off Mare Island Navy Yard in August 1870. Note USS Independence in the background.||Darryl Baker|
|1108k||Sketch of USS St. Mary's at sea titled "Man overboard", 8 June1872, Lat 18° 36' 30"N Long 147° 19'W||Darryl Baker|
|113k||Starboard broadside view of USS St. Mary's, location unknown, circa 1890 to 1901.
Library of Congress photo # LC-D4-20930
|315k||USS St. Mary's under full sail while serving as the Public Marine School at New York's school ship, circa 1875 to 1908.||Tommy Trampp|
LOC Photo # LC-D428-746
|109k||USS St. Mary's at the Dewey Naval Parade on the Hudson River, New York, 29 September 1899.
Library of Congress, Photo #'s LC-D428-745 and LC-D428-745
LOC Photo No. LC-D428-745
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