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Tables showing the Masts and Spars, Rigging, and Stores &c...allowed to the...Vessels...of the United States, 1826, (transferred to MS 5)
No description available.
U.S.S. Tallapoosa Financial Records, 1886-1888, MS 257
Tallapoosa was a Civil War era steamer that sank in 1884 and was subsequently raised and recommissioned into the South Atlantic Squadron, protecting U.S. interests and commerce. The financial records, kept by Passed Assistant Paymaster Ambrose K. Michler, include materials such as account vouchers, requisitions, proposals, store returns, receipt books, and pay rolls.
Silas Wright Terry Letterbook, 1893-1895, MS 308
Silas Wright Terry was an Admiral in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1863. The correspondence contained within the letterbook was sent and received by Terry during his command of U.S.S. Newark (Protected cruiser : C-1) while she was attached to the Naval Review Fleet, and later the South Atlantic Squadron.
Frederick W. Teubner Letters, 1917-1919, MS 299
Frederick W. Teubner was a U.S. Navy seaman who served aboard U.S.S. Florida (Battleship: BB-30) during World War I. The letters, vague due to wartime censorship, refer to Teubner's training at the Newport, Rhode Island Naval Training Station, and events witnessed while serving aboard U.S.S. Florida, including the surrender of the German fleet at Scapa Flow.
Leo Hewlett Thebaud Papers, 1880-1951 (bulk 1918-1951), MS 227
Vice Admiral Leo Hewlett Thebaud was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1913, who served tours of duty at the Naval Academy and with several Destroyer Squadrons spanning both World Wars. The papers include letters to and from Thebaud, photographs, news clippings, published histories, and a Navy pennant.
Log of the H.M.S. Theseus, H.M.S. Royal George, H.M.S. Sophie, and H.M.S. Seahorse, 1806-1811, MS 155
The majority of the logbook is devoted to the Mediterranean cruise of H.M.S. Seahorse during the Napoleonic Wars. In addition to recording the ship's course, speed, location, and sailing conditions, the log notes Seahorse's engagement and capture of other vessels, as well as attacks on several Mediterranean islands (May 10 and 25, 1809).
Log of the cruise of the United States Steamer Thetis, 1896-1897, MS 105
The log, spanning from September 29, 1896 to April 7, 1897, is the personal journal of Thetis' paymaster, John Irwin Jr. The journal records the daily occurrences aboard Thetis while she was engaged in survey work in the coastal waters of the Baja California peninsula. The journal notes aspects of the ship's survey work, weather conditions, Irwin's personal duties, and Irwin's trips ashore, with his reflections on the places visited and local populations.
Charles Todorich's The Old Naval Academy: Buchanan to Blake, 1845-1861, 1981, MS 196
Charles Martin Todorich is a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1970. The volume comprises Todorich's University of Maryland Master of Arts thesis, tracing the history of the United States Naval Academy from its founding until the outbreak of the Civil War.
Robert Rowe Thompson Papers, 1907-1991, MS 345
Robert Rowe Thompson was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1912, and a U.S. Navy officer who served as a submariner, destroyer commander, and division commander. The papers, consisting primarily of letters from Thompson to his family and a typewritten memoir, focus on Thompson's experiences at R.L. Werntz's Naval Academy Preparatory School and as a submariner during World War I.
O. Kemp Tolley Papers, 1867-2000 (bulk 1924-2000), MS 380
Kemp Tolley was a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, noted primarily for his service in the Yangtze Patrol, as a naval attaché, and as captain of the U.S.S. Lanikai (Yacht). The bulk of the papers, which span 1924 to 2000, focus on Tolley's Navy service in China, Russia, and Japan, and his subsequent publications which chronicle that service, as well as his involvement with the Yangtze River Patrol Association and South China Patrol Association.
Traité des Évolutions Navales, MS 161
No description available.
Logbook of the U.S.S. Trenton, 1877-1879, MS 78
The logbook was kept by Augustus F. Fechteler between October 1877 and April 1879, while serving as a Midshipman aboard U.S.S. Trenton, under the command of John L. Davis. In addition to recording the ship's course, sailing conditions, and daily occurrences, the volume notes the Trenton's operations at Marseilles, Villefranche, Smyrna, Piraeus, Spezia, Leghorn, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Cherbourg, Southampton, and Naples.
Helen Tripi Diary, 1937, MS 390
The Helen Tripi Diary spans from January to September 1937, with the bulk of the diary entries beginning in July. The diary focuses on the outbreak of hostilities between China and Japan following the Marco Polo Bridge Incident of July 1937, as well as Tripi's travels throughout China.
Journal of the True American, 1818-1819, (transferred to MS 11)
No description available.

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