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|186k||"Merchant Steamers Converted into Gun-boats."
Engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861 volume. Depicts thirteen merchant steamships acquired by the U.S. Navy between April and August 1861 and subsequently converted into warships, plus the steamer Nashville (far left), which became a Confederate cruiser. US Navy ships as identified below the image bottom, are (from left to right:
USS Quaker City,
USS Santiago de Cuba, (listed as "St. Jago de Cuba")
USS Mount Vernon,
USS South Carolina,
USS De Soto,
USS James Adger,
USS Bienville and
USS R.R. Cuyler.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59366.
|158k||Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861, pages 456-457, depicting a large number of Navy ships off the New York Navy Yard, early in the Civil War.
Vessels shown include (from left to right):
USS North Carolina;
USS R.R. Cuyler;
USS Mount Vernon;
and USS Wabash. A rowing launch is underway in the foreground.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59308
|74k||Watercolor by Erik Heyl of USS R. R. Cuyler painted for use in his book "Early American Steamers", Volume I. Built at New York City in 1860, this steamer served as USS R.R. Cuyler during 1861-1865. She became the Columbian warship El Rayo in 1866 and was lost in September 1867.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 63853, Courtesy of Erik Heyl.
|72k||Reproduction of a contemporary lithograph, copied from the book "Arthur Winslow" of the steamer USS R. R. Cuyler
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 2107.
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