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    • Description and Tests of Electrical Appliances, Monitor No. 10, U.S.S. Wyoming

    • United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Construction and Repair
    • 1902
    • This 136 page document consists of test reports, descriptions, information, and blueprints relating to the U.S.S. Wyoming. The Table of Contents includes sections on Turret Turning Gear; Endless Chain Ammunition Hoists; Ammunition Whip Hoist;...
    • [Letter to George Converse from David Farragut]

    • Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870
    • April 3, 1868
    • In this letter, Admiral David Farragut orders George Converse to convene aboard the U. S. Flag Ship Franklin for examination of physical qualifications to perform all duties at sea, in preparation for his promotion.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • February 3, 1872
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail Daniel Ammen notifies George Converse of his detachment from Torpedo duty to join the Asiatic Fleet.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Thornton Jenkins]

    • Jenkins, Thornton A. (Thornton Alexander), 1811-1893
    • April 3, 1873
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral Thornton Jenkins orders George Converse to detach from Lackawanna and report to Captain E. Y. McCauley on the U. S. S. Hartford.
    • [Letter to George Robeson from Paul Shirley]

    • Shirley, Paul
    • April 3, 1873
    • In this letter, Captain Paul Shirley informs Secretary of the Navy George M. Robeson that George Converse has carried on his duties with intelligence and zeal during the more than four months time on duty of the staff of Rear Admiral Thornton A....
    • [Letter to George Converse from Charles Baldwin]

    • Baldwin, Charles Henry, 1822-1888
    • September 3, 1884
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral Charles Baldwin revokes George Converse's appointment as Aid and Secretary on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • April 3, 1888
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C. and report in person to the Chief of Bureau of Ordnance and when completed, return to Newport and resume regular duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • May 3, 1888
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C. and report to the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance for special temporary duty, and when completed shall return and resume regular duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • July 3, 1890
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy Francis Ramsay notifies George Converse of his release as a Member of the Board to test the Howell Torpedo.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • June 3, 1891
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C., and report in person at the Department for temporary duty and on its completion return to New York and resume present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • April 2, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, and re-convene the Small Arms Board for the purpose of testing such small arms as may be presented to it.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • May 3, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, and re-convene the Small Arms Board for the purpose of testing the Lee gun.
    • [Letter to George Converse from David Tweddle]

    • Tweddle, David
    • September 11, 1884
    • In this letter, David Tweddle, on behalf of John I. Thornycroft & Company, notifies George Converse of the official trial of the large Torpedo boat just completed for the Danish government. They request his presence, as well as that of Captain...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Robert Phythian]

    • Phythian, Robert Lees
    • September 10, 1887
    • In this letter, the president of the Coast Defense Board, Captain Robert Phythian, notifies George Converse the Coast Defense Board, of which he is a member, will re-assemble at the Navy Department on Friday, September 16, 1887 at 11 AM.
    • [Letter to Caspar Goodrich from Montgomery Sicard]

    • Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900
    • April 13, 1888
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Montgomery Sicard notifies Commander Caspar Goodrich of a new Herreshoff boiler, specially designed for torpedo boat service and for use in Navy launches that has been installed in a boat belonging to...

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