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|85k||Marine 2nd LT. Henry Bulls Watson's Marines of the USS Portsmouth proceeding ashore, 9 July 1846 to hoist the American flag at Yerba Buena, San Francisco. Ink drawing by Arman Manookian, Honolulu Academy of Arts, circa 1920s.||Robert Hurst|
|153k||Attack on the Barrier Forts (Second Opium War) near Canton, China, by the American squadron, 21 November 1856 - consisting of the U.S.
sloops-of-war USS Portsmouth and USS Levant with the officers and crew of the steam frigate
USS San Jacinto.
Painting by A. Poinsett; Maker John Henry Bufford (1810–1870). Courtesy National Maritime Museum, London, England.
|79k||Lithograph after a drawing by Joseph L. Jones, circa 1877-1880 depicting a Naval Review in Hampton-Roads, VA.
dedicated to Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson. Ships present include (from left):
USS Tallapoosa (flying the Secretary of the Navy's Flag),
USS Portsmouth and
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 61193. Courtesy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936.
|48k||USS Portsmouth anchored off New Orleans, Louisiana sometime between 1861 and 1865, as part of the Gulf Blockading Squadron.
Library of Congress, Photo No. LC-USZ62-62357
|307k||USS Portsmouth at Portsmouth Navy Yard sometime after the civil war.
US Navy photo from "Warships of The Civil War Navies" by Paul H. Silverstone.
|65k||USS Portsmouth at anchor, date and location unknown.
Photo taken by J.N. Johnston, New York, courtesy Wikipedia.
|91k||Sloop-of-War USS Portsmouth under full sail. Image is from the front cover on the book "Sheep Set" published by the U.S. Government Printing Office in 1897.||Robert Hurst|
|139k||Starboard view of USS Portsmouth fully rigged, at anchor in the Hudson River while taking part in the September, 1899 two day Dewey Celebration.
Library of Congress photo # LC-D4-20888
|146k||Starboard bow view of USS Portsmouth anchored in the Hudson River during 1909 Hudson-Fulton celebration.
Library of Congress photo # LC-D4-22600
|107k||Port bow view of USS Portsmouth anchored in the Hudson River during 1909 Hudson-Fulton celebration.
Library of Congress photo # LC-D4-39216
|40k||USS Portsmouth at anchor, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|141k||Ex-USS Portsmouth was was struck from the Navy list, 17 April 1915, and sold. Her hulk was taken to Governors Island, Boston
Harbor and burned on the night of September 6–7, 1915, the culmination of a South Boston carnival. The event was well attended by politicians and others, and a fire
boat siren shrieked a salute as flames poured out of her empty gun ports.
Source: Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
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