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|144k||Admiral David G. Farragut aboard his flagship USS Franklin during his European Cruise in 1867.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 49527, courtesy of Mr. Franklin Bache Huntington.
|9k||A Carte de visite photographic print by Benque-Sebastianutti, Trieste, of Frank Allen, U.S. Navy Enlisted Man, 1868. Allen was a Landsman
in USS Franklin in 1868.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 61156. Donated by John McAlister. Data on Frank Allen's service was provided by Charles Brewer, 1995.
|252k||USS Sabine and USS Franklin moored in the harbor at Ville Franche in a sketch by W.R. May, circa 1870,
of the two ship's boat crews racing each other.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 53942
|89k||USS Franklin at Boston Navy Yard, circa 1867-1876.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 54189.
|87k||USS Franklin photographed by E.H. Hart, 1162 Broadway, New York, probably at the Norfolk Navy Yard, circa the 1880s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 53945.
|111k||USLHT Maple at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 9 May 1898. USS Franklin, housed over and serving as a receiving ship, is in the background.
US National Archives photo # 19-N-19-22-5, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|38k||1900 photo of a US Navy sailor from the USS Franklin.||Tommy Trampp|
|172k||USS Franklin housed over while serving as Receiving Ship at Norfolk, Naval Station, circa 1877-1915.||Tommy Trampp|
|358k||USS Franklin serving as a Receiving Ship the St. Helena Annex, Norfolk, Naval Yard, circa 1877-1915.||Thomas Becher|
|66k||The masting shear crane is shown at the North end of Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA. A Civil War era monitor style ship is tied up along the
river berth, alongside the 1840 stone launching slip.
In the background are the Receiving Ships USS Richmond and USS Franklin, across the river at the Saint Helena Annex, the US Navy training ground.
Virginia shell series postcard #4, produced by the S. Langsdorf & CO. of New York. These cards were embossed and printed (lithographed) in Germany before World War I.
|512k||The North end of Norfolk Navy Yard is in foreground; the US Navy Training Ground at Saint Helena, Berkley, Norfolk, VA, is across the Elizabeth River on right. Submarines and torpedo boats are berthed at its angled piers. Moored in the river are the receiving ships USS Franklin and USS Richmond, used to house sailors that were being trained at Saint Helenas. Two white hull pre-WWI battleships are berthed along the quay wall of the Navy Yard, one at Berth 1 (left) adjacent to the masting sheer crane and the other at Berth 7 (right). In the center of the photo is Wetslip# 1, with four-stack cruiser (unidentified) at Berth 3. Undated circa 1908.||Brian Baird|
|115k||Panoramic photograph (cropped) looking north to the US Navy's Saint Helena Training Station in the Berkley section of Norfolk, VA.. On the
left, across the Elizabeth River, is the Norfolk Navy Yard. The ships shown in the middle of photo are the receiving ships USS Richmond
(left) and USS Franklin (right), at the St Helena Training Ground of the US Navy, circa 1913-1915.
Image by Harry Cowles Mann. Property of the Norfolk Public Library (Va.), Sargeant Memorial Collection.
|202k||USS Franklin, an article taken from the "Army and Navy Register" October 16, 1915.||Ron Reeves|
|78k||USS Franklin serving as a Receiving Ship the St. Helena Annex, Norfolk, Naval Yard, circa 1877-1915.
US Navy photo, courtesy US Naval Institute
|349k||Two views of the stricken hulk ex-USS Franklin (1867-1915), at Eastport, Maine, just before, and during, her burning by
scrappers, 3 October 1916.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 54195, courtesy of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, (MC) USN 1932.
|01||CAPT. Shirk, James W.||3 June 1867 - 1868|
|02||CAPT. Rodgers, C.R.P.||1869 - ?|
|03||CAPT. Parker, Foxhall A.||? - 13 November 1871|
|04||Decommissioned||13 November 1871 - 14 December 1873|
|05||CAPT. Franklin, Samuel R||15 December 1873 - ?|
|06||CAPT. Ramson, George M.||1877 - 1878|
|07||CAPT. Gillis, James H.||1878 - ?|
|08||CAPT. Fytte, Joseph||1881 - 1882|
|09||CAPT. Taylor, Bushrod B.||1882 - 1883|
|10||CAPT. Beardslee, Lester A.||1883 - 1884|
|11||CAPT. Wilson, Henry||1884 - 1886|
|12||CAPT. Wiltse, Gilbert C.||1887 - 1888|
|13||CAPT. Cooke, Augustus P.||1890 - 1891|
|14||CAPT. McGlensey, John F.||1891 - 1892|
|15||CAPT. Johnson, Mortimer L.||1895 - 1896|
|16||CAPT. Terry, Silas W.||1896 - 1898|
|17||CAPT. Wise, William Clinton||1898 - ?|
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