Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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C. T. American Art

Description

This color postcard features three images of various ships. The top image is U. S. Battleship Texas in Dry Dock. The middle image is Submarines and Torpedo Boats on Dry Dock. The bottom image is Auxiliary U. s. Navy Brutus. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Scene at the Dry Dock Navy Yard, Charleston, S.C." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address and postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left corner reads "Navy Yard. Meeting St. or Navy Yard car. A ride of about five miles by trolley or auto from the city and is most beautifully located on the Cooper River. The Government has expended millions of dollars on its dry-dock, buildings and officers' quarters. Two famous vessels are stationed here. "The Hartford" Admiral Farragut's flagship of Civil War fame, and "The Olympia." Admiral Dewey's flagship of Manila.

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Transcription

Battleship Mississippi

Publication Date

1900

Geographic Location

Charleston, SC

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Scene-at-the-Day-Dock-Nevy-Yard-Charleston-SC_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Scene at Dry Dock Navy Yard, Charleston, South Carolina

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