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U.S. Navy
Old Ships and Old Salts
1865-191
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U.S. Navy vessels from the American
Civil War through World War One.

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Auxiliary Ship

 
USS Solace (AH-2)
Hospital ship
   

USS Cyclops (AC-4)

USS Hector (AC-7)

USS Neptune (AC-8)
     

Battleship


USS Indiana (BB-1)


USS Indiana (BB-1)
Dry dock Brooklyn NY c1898

USS Indiana (BB-1)
c1910

USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
Coal fired boilers c1897

USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
c1895

USS Oregon (BB-3)
Berth deck cooks c1897

USS Oregon (BB-3)
New York c1898

USS Oregon (BB-3)
Dry dock Brooklyn NY

USS Oregon (BB-3)
Visitors c1900

USS Iowa (BB-4)
c1905

USS Iowa (BB-4)
c1910

USS Kearsarge (BB-5)
c1910

USS Kearsarge (BB-5)
Yard c1899

USS Alabama (BB-8)
c1913

USS Maine (BB-10)

USS Maine (BB-10)
Sunk Havana Harbor

USS Missouri (BB-11)

USS Nebraska (BB-14)

USS Rhode Island (BB-17)
c1910

USS Connecticut (BB-18)

USS Connecticut (BB-18)
c1905

USS Louisiana (BB-19)

USS Vermont (BB-20)
c1910

USS Kansas (BB-21)
c1910

USS South Carolina (BB-26)
c1910 
 
USS South Carolina (BB-26)
Liberty boats
 
USS Michigan (BB-27)

USS Delaware (BB-28)
c1910 
 
USS Delaware (BB-28)

USS North Dakota (BB-29)
 
USS North Dakota (BB-29)
 
USS Florida (BB-30)
Forward turrets
 
USS Florida (BB-30)
Firing gun salute
 
USS Utah (BB-31)
Signaling c1912-1915 
 
USS Utah (BB-31)
Brooklyn NY Yard
 
USS Utah (BB-31)
 
USS Utah (BB-31)
 
USS Utah (BB-31)
 
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
New York Harbor c1913
 
USS Arkansas (BB-33)
Semaphore c1914

Battleships moored at
League Island PA
Later Philadelphia NSY
 
     

Second Class Battle Ship 


USS Texas c1895 
 
USS Texas
CPO and BM1  c1900
 
     

Cruiser


USS Chester (CL-1)
c1909 
   
     

Armored Cruiser

 
USS New York (ACR-2)
Shipmates 1896
 
USS Brooklyn (ACR-3)
c1898
 
USS Brooklyn (ACR-3)
Berth deck cooks 1899
 
USS Brooklyn (ACR-3)
c1898
 
USS Colorado (ACR-7)  
 
USS Brooklyn (ACR-3)
Fleet Marines c1896

USS Maryland (ACR-8)

USS Washington (ACR-11)
to USS Seattle (ACR-11)
[Nov 1916]

USS Washington (ACR-11)

USS Washington (ACR-11)

USS Washington (ACR-11)

USS Washington (ACR-11)

USS Washington (ACR-11)

USS Washington (ACR-11)
 
     

Protected Cruiser

See notes below

US Atlanta
c1895 
Unnumbered
protected cruiser

USS Boston
c1896 
Unnumbered
protected cruiser
 
USS Chicago
13" Mount c1900
Unnumbered
protected cruiser

USS Albany
c1912 
Unnumbered
protected cruiser
   

USS Olympia (C-6)
c1899
New York Harbor 

USS Olympia (C-6)
c1898 

USS Olympia (C-6)
1902 

USS Cincinnati (C-7) 

USS Raleigh (C-8)

USS Raleigh (C-8) 

USS Columbia (C-12) c1898 

USS Minneapolis (C-13) 
8" Gun c1898 
 
USS Minneapolis (C-13) 

USS Milwaukee (C-21) 
   
     

Monitor

 
USS Florida (BM-9)
 
USS Florida (BM-9)
to USS Tallahassee
 
USS Miantonomah (BM-5)
     

Gunboat


USS Wilmington (IX-30)
(ex Gunboat 8, ex PG-8)
   
     

Torpedo


Torpedo boats
1907
   
     
Notes:
1. Photo Sources: "loc" in file name = Library of Congress
2. Protected cruisers, pre-1920 "cruiser" series: 
USS Atlanta (1886-1912)
USS Boston (1887-1946), later IX-2. Renamed Despatch in 1940
USS Chicago (1889-1936), later CA-14 & IX-5. Renamed Alton in 1928
Cruiser # 1: USS Newark (1891-1926)
Cruiser # 2: USS Charleston (1889-1899)
Cruiser # 3: USS Baltimore (1890-1942), later CM-1
Cruiser # 4: USS Philadelphia (1890-1927), later IX-24
Cruiser # 5: USS San Francisco (1890-1939), later CM-2. Renamed Yosemite in 1931
Cruiser # 6: USS Olympia (1895-1957), later CA-15, CL-15 and IX-40
Cruiser # 7: USS Cincinnati (1894-1921)
Cruiser # 8: USS Raleigh (1894-1921)
Cruiser # 9: USS Montgomery (1894-1919). Renamed Anniston in 1918
Cruiser # 10: USS Detroit (1893-1910)
Cruiser # 11: USS Marblehead (1894-1921), later PG-27
Cruiser # 12: USS Columbia (1894-1922), later CA-16. Renamed Old Columbia in 1921
Cruiser # 13: USS Minneapolis (1894-1921), later CA-17
USS New Orleans (1894-1930), later PG-34 & CL-22
USS Albany (1900-1930), later PG-36 & CL-23
Cruiser # 14: USS Denver (1904-1933), later PG-28 & CL-16
Cruiser # 15: USS Des Moines (1904-1930), later PG-29 & CL-17
Cruiser # 16: USS Chattanooga (1904-1930), later PG-30 & CL-18
Cruiser # 17: USS Galveston (1905-1933), later PG-31 & CL-19
Cruiser # 18: USS Tacoma (1904-1924), later PG-32 & CL-20
Cruiser # 19: USS Cleveland (1903-1930), later PG-33 & CL-21
Cruiser # 20: USS Saint Louis (1906-1930), later CA-18
Cruiser # 21: USS Milwaukee (1906-1917)
Cruiser # 22: USS Charleston (1905-1930), later CA-19