Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
|428k||The frigate USS United States dressed in flags, probably moored in Delaware River soon after being launched, May 1797.
Colored version of US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 1265 "History of the US Navy", by James M. Morris, page 26
|143k||Photo of an oil painting by William John Huggins (1781 – 19 May 1845), depicting the escape of
HMS Belvidera, 23 June 1812.
On the left of the picture Belvidera runs on a very broad reach. She has shot holes in her sails and can be seen firing her stern guns.
Astern of her
USS President can be seen repeatedly firing her starboard broadside. To the right of her, and in pursuit, are
USF United States,
USS Hornet and
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. BHC0598.
|48k||The frigate USF United States engages HMS Macedonian in the South Atlantic Ocean south of the Azores.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # KN 2880 photo from DANFS.
|48k||Engraving by Alonzo Chappel of the frigate USF United States engaging HMS Macedonian in 1812 in the South Atlantic Ocean.
US National Archives photo
|115k||Engraving of USF United States under full sail, after a drawing by Master William Brady, USN. Copied from the Kedge Anchor.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 1016
|68k||"United States vs. HMS Macedonian, 25 October 1812" Engraving after Thomas Birch, courtesy of the
New-York Historical Society, collection of the Naval History Society, 1935.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 1294
|67k||"USF United States vs. HMS Macedonian, 25 October 1812" Engraving after William Strickland.
This action resulted in the capture of the British frigate, which was then taken into the U.S. Navy as USS Macedonian. Courtesy of the New-York Historical Society, collection of the Naval History Society, 1935.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 1295
|119k||USF United States (right) vs HMS Macedonian, 28 October 1812, by Thomas Birch.||Tommy Trampp|
|261k||USF United States (right) with her more powerful guns defeated HMS Macedonian,
25 October 1812.
From "The War of 1812" by Diana Childress.
Battle between USF United States commanded by Captain Stephen Decatur and HMS Macedonian. Macedonian was brought into Newport and repaired and later commissioned in the U.S. Navy. Battle took place 25 October 1812. Painting on glass.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 1300.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|48k||HMS Macedonian engaging USF United States, 26 October 1812.
Image from "Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars", by Robert Gardiner, Naval Institute Press, pp. 208, 2006.
|332k||USF United States engaging the battered wreck of Royal Navy frigate HMS Macedonian.
From the book "A youthful man-o'-warsman", by Edgar Stanton Marclay, 1863-1919. Pub. by Greenlawn, N.Y., Navy Blue Company, 1910.
|104k||Oil on canvas painting by Fred Pansing (1844-1912) of USf United States conquers HMS Macedonian in the
heart of the Atlantic. Circa 1880.
Photo courtesy of Vallejo Gallery.
|145k||USF United States and HMS Macedonian.
Engraving by Abel Bowen, from the book "The Naval Monument", 1838.
|76k||Watercolor by Gunner William H. Myers, of USS Cyane, showing the Squadron's ships sailing in line abreast, 1842-43. Ships
are (from left to right): USF United States,
USS Cyane (II),
USS Saint Louis (I),
USS Yorktown (I) and
USS Shark (I)
Copied from Journal of a Cruise on the USS Cyane, 1842-1843, by William H. Myers.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 54488
|84k||USF United States under full sail. This illustration appeared as cover art for "Pacific Ocean Campaign 1842-1844 Journal written by Corporal Edward W. Taylor" by Mary Kline Rose and L. Stuart Taylor||Tommy Trampp|
|155k||Line engraving from Harper's Weekly, 1861 of Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA.. It depicts (from left to right) the ships:
USS Raritan and
USF United States moored off the yard prior to their destruction on 20 April 1861.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo #: NH 59559
|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:
USF 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
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|78k||Marshall Islands USF United States 5 dollar km487 (1998) silver coin The Marshall Islands has been a separate country from the United States since 1986. They use U.S. dollars but beginning in 1986 they commissioned private mints to make commemorative coins that could be sold at a premium to raise money. All the current Marshall Islands coinage are commemorates that are marketed in magazines and newspapers. They are produced by the Medallic Art Co., Roger Williams Mint and the Sunshine Mint.||Tommy Trampp|
|Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page||Back To The Old Navy" Steam and Sail Index|
|Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.|
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|