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|182k||Launch of Intrepid (II) from Shiphouse 92 at the Boston Navy Yard, 5 March 1874. Shiphouse 92 was erected in 1872 specifically for the
construction of Intrepid. The Bunker Hill Monument is in the upper left corner. The yard's masting shears are seen to the right.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo No. USN 904357.
|Stephen P. Carlson, Preservation Specialist, National Parks of Boston, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129|
|99k||Bow view of USS Intrepid (II) taken in dry dock No. Boston Navy Yard, circa 1870s.
Note the torpedo projection device at her forefoot, pattern of her hull plating and the anchor hanging from her port hawsepipe.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 53251
|156k||"The Recent Experiments at the Torpedo Station at Newport, R.I., before the U.S. Naval Board"
Engraving published in 1874, based on sketches by LCDR. Richard C. Hooker, USN. The individual views include:
1. Explosion of a submarine mine;
2. Explosion of a spar torpedo;
3. The new iron-clad torpedo boat USS Intrepid;
4. Blowing up an old hulk with nitro-glycerine.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 84460
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