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|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.
|117k||"The Blockade of Charleston".
A line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", July-December 1861, page 599, probably depicting the capture of the blockade runner Arthur Middleton, off Charleston, S.C., 21 August 1861. Arthur Middleton is shown in the center of the view, flying a Confederate flag. USS Vandalia is at left, and USS Roanoke is at right.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59302.
|94k||Lithograph of USS Roanoke as a steam frigate, prior to her 1862-63 conversion to an ironclad.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 45364.
|91k||Sepia wash drawing by R.G. Skerrett, 1899, depicting USS Roanoke under way after her conversion to an ironclad,
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 57813. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
|49k||Watercolor by Oscar Parkes, depicting USS Roanoke after she was converted to an ironclad, circa 1863-1865.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59548. Courtesy of Dr. Oscar Parkes, London, England, 1936.
|72k||Lithograph by Endicott and Company, New York, depicting USS Roanoke after conversion to an ironclad, circa 1863.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 60891. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
|103k||The monitor (converted screw frigate) USS Roanoke at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn New York, probably following her
decommissioning in June 1865. Note the different size gun ports in the turrets for the different caliber guns. Forward turret 1 15" SB and 1 150-pdr R. Center turret 1
15" SB and 1 11" SB. Aft turret 1 11" SB and 1 150-pdr rifle. The ship of the line in the left background is
USS Vermont, which was receiving ship at the Navy Yard until September 1865.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo
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