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|131k||"Cutting Out of the Southern Schooner 'Aid,' off Mobile, by the Boats of the U. S. Steam Frigate Niagara, assisted by the U.S. Steamer
Mount Vernon, June 5, 1861".
Line engraving published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1861. USS Niagara in in the far distance beyond the floundering schooner Aid. USS Mount Vernon is in the right foreground. US Naval Historical Center Photograph. Photo #: NH 59145
|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
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