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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to George Converse from Samuel Lemly]

    • Lemly, Sam. C., 1853-1909
    • April 8, 1895
    • In this letter, by the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, Judge Advocate General Samuel Lemly notifies George Converse of plans and specifications accompanying the bids received for the construction of Torpedo Boats numbers 3, 4 and 5 with...
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Folger ]

    • Folger, William Mayhew, 1844-1928
    • October 14, 1890
    • In this letter the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Folger notifies George Converse of the enclosed copies of the report made by a Board of Survey on the boilers of the Cushing and the memorandum by the Chief of Bureau of Steam Engineering,...
    • Torpedo Steam Launch.

    • The Times
    • February 1, 1875
    • This is a newspaper article about a successful trail launch of a high-speed torpedo, created by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited for the Argentine government.
    • Steam yacht

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1879-1881
    • Shown is a photograph of a steam yacht.
    • Improved first class torpedo boat

    • Yarrow & Co. Ltd.
    • 1880
    • Shown is a photograph of an improved first class torpedo boat built for the Russian government with specifications listed.
    • Getana

    • Thornycroft (John I.) and Company
    • ca. 1877
    • Shown is a torpedo boat built for the Baroness de Rothschild, which was shipped in pieces to Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
    • [SPAR torpedo boat Lightning, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Unknown
    • ca. 1880-1897
    • The Bow view of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s SPAR torpedo boat Lightning (Steam Launch No. 6), launched May 1876, and the first torpedo boat purchased by the U.S. Navy. The Lightning is on a wooden cradle in front of an unidentified building,...
    • [USS Cushing with Its Steam Up, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Unknown
    • January 23, 1890
    • The USS Cushing (TB-1) with its steam up at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s South Pier, following its launching from the South Building Shop. It was launched on January 23, 1890, and its steam was raised that afternoon. Source: John Palmieri,...
    • [USS Cushing Conducting Dock Trials, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Unknown
    • ca. January 23, 1890 - January 29, 1890
    • The USS Cushing (TB-1) with its steam up at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s North Pier, conducting dock trials. This photograph was taken between the launching of the Cushing in the morning of January 23, 1890, and the first sea trials which...
    • [USS Cushing Starting Sea Trials, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Unknown
    • January 29, 1890
    • The USS Cushing (TB-1), with its steam up, backing away from the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s South Pier for sea trials. The first sea trial for the Cushing was conducted on January 29, 1890. Source: John Palmieri, Curator Herreshoff Marine...

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