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Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, with side whiskers". Half plate daguerreotype, gold toned.
Produced by Mathew Brady's studio, restored by Michel Vuijlsteke - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3a11569.
|Pre-Civil War - Trans-Atlantic steamship SS Vanderbilt under way prior to her service in the American Civil War. Image by Samuel Ward Stanton (1870-1912) taken from "American Steam Vessels", page 146, from an image available on line from the Great Lakes Maritime Society.
|Post Civil War - Hand-colored lithograph and print on paper entitled the clipper ship Three Brothers, 2,972 tons, the largest sailing ship in the world. Published by Currier & Ives, New York City circa 1875. Courtesy Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA.
|USS Vanderbilt in port, during the Civil War.
US Navy photo from the Silverstone Collection. U.S. Naval History and Heritage command Center. Photo from "Warships of The Civil war Navies" by Paul H. Silverstone
|USS Vanderbilt at anchor, location unknown during the Civil War.
US Navy photo
|US Naval History and Heritage Command
|USS Vanderbilt at anchor in 1861, location unknown.
Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
|"Bombardment of Fort Fisher"
"Jan. 15th 1865"
Lithograph after a drawing by T.F. Laycock, published by Endicott & Co., New York, 1865, depicting the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron bombarding Fort Fisher, North Carolina, in preparation for its capture. The print is dedicated to Commodore S.W. Godon, USN. Ships present, as named on the original print, are (from left to right in the main battle line):
USS New Ironsides and
Ships in the foreground are (left to right, from the center of the view):
USS Vanderbilt and
USS Malvern (Flagship of Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter).
Monitors in the right middle distance are:
USS Monadnock (with two turrets);
USS Saugus and
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # LC-USZ62-144 from the collections of the Library of Congress.
|Mare Island Navy Yard waterfront, circa 1873 to 1884 with USS Pensacola is in the foreground Ships present in the background from left to right are: USS Saranac, unidentified small ship (likely a revenue cutter), USS Vanderbilt (large side wheeler with her engines housed-over), several other unidentified ships at the yard's coal wharf and what appears to be the monitor USS Monadnock with main deck housed-over.
|Line engraving by G. Parsons of USS Vanderbilt published in Harper's Weekly, 1862, depicting the ship at sea.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 58744
|USS Vanderbilt under way, artwork by Clary Ray.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 60881
|USS Vanderbilt in ordinary off Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., circa 1873.
US Navy photo
|Photo of a lithograph of USS Vanderbilt in ordinary off Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., circa 1873.
US Navy photo
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