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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to Benjamin Tracy from George Converse]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • October 29, 1890
    • This is a 6 page letter from George Converse to Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy responding to the communication from the Bureau of Ordnance No. 1209 about the survey on the boilers of the Cushing, expressing his comments and suggestions.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • September 29, 1877
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Daniel Ammen modifies George Converse's September 29, 1877 orders. He is ordered to delay two weeks in England and visit establishments for manufacture of Torpedo appliances as he can gain admission...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • October 18, 1877
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Daniel Ammen orders George Converse to depart via the next available steamer of the American Line to Liverpool England, as he previously missed the Steamer Illinois, which he was originally ordered...
    • [Letter to George Converse from John Walker]

    • Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907
    • January 29, 1883
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail orders George Converse to report to the Commander of the European Station on March 10, 1883 for duty on board the U. S. Steamer Lancaster.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Chandler]

    • Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917
    • December 6, 1884
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Chandler orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C. and report to the Chief of Bureau of Ordnance for temporary duty and when completed, return and await orders.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • January 29, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney ratifies George Converse's duty as Inspector of the construction of the Torpedo Boat built by the government at Bristol, R. I.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • April 29, 1890
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy Francis Ramsay notifies George Converse to continue in the discharge of present duties until June 30, 1890.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • May 27, 1896
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C., on temporary duty, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • November 27, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy notifies George Converse that the sea-going Torpedo-boat being built at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company will retain the designation of Torpedo Boat No.1, but will be named the Cushing.
    • [Report to Charles O'Neil from George Converse, et. al]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • June 1, 1897
    • This is a report by the Torpedo Board to Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Charles O'Neil on underwater discharge, ship and boat installation, characteristics of apparatus, etc.
    • Brazilian Torpedo Boats.

    • The Times
    • June 29, 1882
    • This is a newspaper article by the Times about the trials for the last of a series of four torpedo boats built for the Brazilian government by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited.
    • Brazilian Torpedo Boats.

    • The Times
    • June 29, 1882
    • This is a newspaper article by the Times about the trials for the last of a series of four torpedo boats built for the Brazilian government by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited.
    • Second-class torpedo boat

    • Thornycroft (John I.) and Company
    • 1875
    • Shown is a second-class torpedo boat built for the Austrian government.
    • Choutfa, [''Miranda'' type.]

    • Thornycroft (John I.) and Company
    • ca. 1877-1878
    • Shown is a torpedo boat built for services on the Neva River, which was transferred by rail to the Black Sea and then converted into a torpedo boat.

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