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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to Theodore Roosevelt from George Converse]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • May 23, 1897
    • This document is a 21 page letter from General Inspector of Torpedo Boats Numbers 6 and 7 George Converse to Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt reporting on the Torpedo Boat Porter.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Christopher Rodgers]

    • Rodgers, C. R. P. (Christopher Raymond Perry), 1819-1892
    • April 1, 1874
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Daniel Ammen notifies George Converse his letter reporting his return home and detachment from the Asiatic Station has been received and to await orders from the date of his arrival at New York.
    • Memorandum regarding Torpedo Boats.

    • Unknown
    • no date
    • This is a 6-page memorandum regarding torpedo boats, including information about armament, features of design and construction, and electric light.
    • [Naval Questionnaire]

    • Unknown
    • no date
    • This 3-page document details questions concerning military and international law for the examination of a commanding officer.
    • [Naval Questionnaire]

    • Unknown
    • no date
    • This 3-page document details questions concerning military and international law, weapons and equipment usage, as well as vessel navigation for the examination of a commanding officer.
    • [Figures 4 and 5]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • These blueprints show the details of figures 4 and 5, which are possibly parts or equipment related to a Whitehead torpedo or a Howell torpedo.
    • [Figures 2 and 3]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • These blueprints show the details of figures 2 and 3, which are possibly parts or equipment related to a Whitehead torpedo or a Howell torpedo.
    • [Figures 6 and 7]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • These blueprints show the details of figures 6 and 7, which are possibly parts or equipment related to a Whitehead torpedo or a Howell torpedo.
    • [Details of Valve-Group, Whitehead Torpedo]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • This blueprint shows the details for the valve-group of the Whitehead torpedo. Figure 1. Section through reducing-valve and regulator. Figure 2. Section through reducing-valve and oil-cup.
    • [Engine, Whitehead Torpedo]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • This blueprint shows the engine of the Whitehead torpedo. Figure 1. Transverse section through valve-chests and crank-case. Figure 2. Section through xy.
    • [Engine, Whitehead Torpedo]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • This blueprint shows the engine of the Whitehead torpedo. Figure 1. Transverse section through cylinders and crank-case. Figure 2. Longitudinal section through crank-case, cylinder and valve-chest.
    • [Figures 1 and 2]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1894
    • This blueprint shows the details of figures 1 and 2, which are possibly parts or equipment related to a Whitehead torpedo or a Howell torpedo.

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