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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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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 Porter]

    • Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
    • September 25, 1865
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral David Porter notifies George Converse he is detached from the Naval Academy and awaiting orders.
    • [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 James Alden]

    • Alden, James, 1810-1877
    • May 4, 1869
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail James Alden orders George Converse to report to Rear Admiral Smith at the Navy Department for examination preliminary to promotion.
    • Special Order No. 60

    • Myer, Albert James, 1829-1880
    • October 13, 1869
    • In this letter, Chief Signal Officer of the Army Albery Myer announces George Converse competent as Acting Signal Officer, having passed the full course of study and practice required.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • January 23, 1872
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail Daniel Ammen notifies George Converse to prepare himself to join Rear Admiral Jenkins in the Asiatic Fleet.
    • [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 Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • February 13, 1872
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail Daniel Ammen notifies George Converse of the modifications of his route to join the Asiatic Fleet.
    • [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 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 John Herreshoff]

    • Herreshoff, John Brown, 1841-1915
    • March 27, 1896
    • In this letter, the President of Herreshoff Manufacturing Company John B. Herreshoff refers to the Naval Appropriations Bill passed by the House regarding the provision for the construction of five torpedo boats not less than of 26 knots, and...
    • [Note to George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • ca. 1890s
    • In this letter, the Benjamin Buckingham asks George Converse to find out if the two brothers are agreed on the proposition, as Captain Sampson suggests they do not always agree.
    • [Torpedo Boats Delivered to French Government]

    • Times (London, England)
    • October 29, 1879
    • This is a newspaper article from the Times about the completion and delivery of two torpedo boats for the French government by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited.
    • Austrian Torpedo Boats. The Trial of a Torpedo Boat.

    • Times (London, England)
    • August 18, 1881; September 2, 1881
    • These are two newspaper articles from the Times about Austrian torpedo boats and the trial of a torpedo boat built for the Austrian government by Yarrow Shipbuilding Limited.
    • Austrian Torpedo Boats. The Trial of a Torpedo Boat

    • Times (London, England)
    • August 18, 1881; September 2, 1881
    • These are two newspaper articles from the Times about Austrian torpedo boats and the trial of a torpedo boat built for the Austrian government by Yarrow Shipbuilding Limited.

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