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|115k||"Destruction of the United States Navy-Yard at Norfolk, Virginia, by Fire, by the United States Troops, on April 20, 1861" A line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", 1861, providing two scenes of the burning of Norfolk Navy Yard and the destruction of ships located there. Ships shown in the lower scene (as identified below the print), from left to right:
USS United States (afire);
tug Yankee with
USS Cumberland (underway, leaving the area);
USS Merrimack (afire in left center distance);
USS Pawnee (underway, leaving the area), and
USS Pennsylvania (afire).
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 59179
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|86k||USS Yankee while attached to the Potomac Flotilla scouting off Evansport, VA. in 1861.
Sketch by Arthur Lumley August 1861. The sketch appeared in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Image from the New York City Public Library
|350k||USS Yankee at Fredericksburg, 19 May 1864, in support of Union troops. She is moored by a small island in a river inlet off the Rappahannock River on the northern side of the river as not to draw Confederate canon fire.
Photo from the collections of the Library of Congress
|01||Acting Master Germain, Charles||30 April 1861 - 25 May 1861|
|02||Acting Master Stuyvesant, Moses S.||31 May 1861 - 2 June 1861|
|03||LT. Werden, Read||32 July 1861 - 8 August 1861|
|04||LT. Wyman, Robert H.||8 August 1861 - 9 October 1861|
|05||LT. Eastman, Thomas Henderson||9 October 1861 - 18 October 1861|
|06||LT. Gibson, William||1 July 1862 - 16 September 1862|
|07||Acting Master Ives, Thomas Poynton||16 September 1862 - 24 May 1863|
|08||Act. Vol. LT. Hooker, Edward||14 March 1864 - 27 February 1865|
|09||Acting Master Cook, Louis G.||27 February 1865 - 16 May 1865|
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