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Image of A2014.056.001 - 1973

A2014.056.001 - 1973

What Ship is That? A numerical guide to the U.S. Navy by Walter C. Hadley. The booklet lists all the ships in commission in 1973 in numerical order, regardless of class or type.

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2015.128.001 -

A2015.128.001 -

Four Certificates and an envelope: 1. (11 by 9 inches) Army of the United States - John Dalglish, a Sergeant of the 14th (mine) Co Coast Artillery Corps who was enlisted at Fort Slocum, NY on the 5th of August 1908 to serve 3 years is hereby Honorably Discharged by reason of expiration of term of service. John Dalglish was born in Charleston, S. Carolina and when enlisted was 19 10/12 years of age, by occupation a Laborer, had Blue eyes, Flaxen ...

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2016.207.001 - 20th Century

A2016.207.001 - 20th Century

"ADMIRALS OF JAMESTOWN" prepared by Rosemary Enright for display at the 2016 summer Museum exhibit: Jamestown and the Military on Narragansett Bay. p= photo; a= additional material Spreadsheet for admirals is divided into title, name, notes and sources: RADM Ralph C. Alexander 1897-1970 RADM Leonard W. Bailey 1905-1959 p (separate) RADM Lester Anthony Beardslee 1836-1903 p, a RADM Reginald Belknap 1871-1959 p RADM Harold Medberry Bemis ...

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2017.029.006 - unknown

A2017.029.006 - unknown

Some Naval Army Facts Unknown (SNAFU) in Narragansett Bay. A collection of notes and newspaper articles pertaining to the military in Rhode Island. With some general interest stories. Compiled by Dave Dewhurst. Entries begin with 1524 and go to April 7, 2008.

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2017.101.001 - 1943

A2017.101.001 - 1943

Certificate from the United States of America Navy Department, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, Rhode Island to William H. Olson. Certifies that he has Satisfactorily Completed the Established Course in Instructor Training for Shop Supervisors Conducted at the Station from January 11, 1943 to January 22, 1943 and constituting a total of 20 hours. Signed by JA Mullen, Lieut. USNR, Training Officer and RG Fahrian, Capt., USN, Inspector of Ordnance in ...

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2017.1025.001 - 1962, May 21

A2017.1025.001 - 1962, May 21

Letter on the letterhead of the District Public Works Office First Naval District, Boston, MA. to Terrance F. McGaughan, Stearns Farm, Inc., Eldred Avenue, Jamestown, RI from E.R. Goodwin, Cdr CEC USNR, Assc DPWO for Planning and Real Estate dated May 21, 1962 in response to a request about the possibility of buying Fort Burnside, Beavertail, Jamestown. The letter responses that the parcel of land is being considered for outleasing and if it becom ...

Object Type: Archive

Image of A2017.1025.002 - 1962, May 21

A2017.1025.002 - 1962, May 21

Map of Beavertail showing boundaries of Fort Burnside, U S Government Property showing existing and planned structures and laying out the acreage of the area as US naval Communication Center 18.8 acres, Sewer easement 0.5 acre, Beavertail Point 114.4 acres and U S Coast Guard 7.4 acres. attached to a letter on the letterhead of the District Public Works Office First Naval District, Boston, MA. to Terrance F. McGaughan, Stearns Farm, Inc., Eldred A ...

Object Type: Archive

Image of L2017.029.001 - World War II Rhode Island

L2017.029.001 - World War II Rhode Island

McBurney, Christian

Object Type: Library

Image of P1951.005 - East Ferry B

P1951.005 - East Ferry B

Navy Ship [Constellation], could this be Cdr Davis's Saratoga in 1888?, in Jamestown harbor, in album Conanicut

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1966.005 - Jamestown Waterfront

P1966.005 - Jamestown Waterfront

Jamestown Waterfront from gas station just north of East Ferry to Taylor Point. Working dock in foreground, Shoreby Hill dock in mid distance. No boardwalk. 3 Navy vessels off Taylor Point. Title on from "Bird's-eye View of Shore Drive, Looking North, Jamestown, R.I.' Postmarked from Jamestown 5 PM, Agu 15, 1930. Sent to Mr & Mrs. A. T. Conant/83 Belmont St. Somerville, Mass. Message: " Aug. 14/30. / This is the view from our front por ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1968.117 - East Ferry 1926

P1968.117 - East Ferry 1926

East Ferrym Aerial View, 1926, taken by a Navy photographer at the suggestion of Henry Armbrust Photoshopped copy used in exhibit .

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1973.048a - Personnel

P1973.048a - Personnel

"The Old Navy" aboard USS Mohican, D Ireland, 55; G Purdy, 60; JT Griffith, 62;, John King, 54, copies of this photo in two different Jamestown family collections may indicate a Jamestown connection, possibly with the King family

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1973.061 - Looking east across Narragansett Bay

P1973.061 - Looking east across Narragansett Bay

Looking east, past John Price Wetherill's pier, across Narragansett Bay. Navy ships on bay. Possibly Great White Fleet. Pub by C.A.Hayward, Jamestown, R.I. Not mailed

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1975.056 - Personnel, Admirals' , Teas

P1975.056 - Personnel, Admirals' , Teas

Jamestown's 1st Admirals Party, 8/5/1924, top: Maj Gen Geo Eliot (USMC), RAdms William Bayley, Joseph Jayne (USNA, 1882), Bradley Fiske (USNA, 1874), Reginald Nicholson(USNA, 1873); mid: RAdms William Swinburne (USNA, 1866), Spencer S. Wood (USNA, 1882), Colby M. Chester (USNA, 1863), Albert Gleaves (USNA, 1877), Newton Mason (USNA, 1869); bot: RAdms Yates Stirling (USNA, 1863), George Remey (USNA, 1859), George Wadleigh (USNA, 1863), Theodore ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1977.031 - East Ferry E 1950-74

P1977.031 - East Ferry E 1950-74

106 ft emergency ferry, 1951, Army vessel FS56

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1979.029 - Gen. Richard Arnold, Quartermaster Corps Mine Planter

P1979.029 - Gen. Richard Arnold, Quartermaster Corps Mine Planter

Note on reverse: "U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps Mine Planter, Gen. Richard Arnold, She was berthed at the government landing in Newport R.I. for about 5 years prior to World War I. She was captained by Peter H. Armbrust until his death in 1916. Besides planting and retreiving Army Coast defense mines, she carried supplies and personel [sic] to Fort Adams, Wetherill, Getty, Greble and Kearney, and towed targets for target practice with the C ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1979.029a - military

P1979.029a - military

Gen. Richard Arnold Quartermaster Corps Mine Planter, Peter Armbrust, Capt, on upper deck

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1979.031 - Beavertail Rd, military presence

P1979.031 - Beavertail Rd, military presence

thought to be gov't buildings at Beavertail

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1980.190 - J A Saunders

P1980.190 - J A Saunders

passing Goat Island, one stack, destroyer JA Hopkins, class of 1917-18 & Navy ferryboat Inca, in service 1907-1922 n81.3.3,4

Object Type: Photo

Image of P1980.395 - Beavertail Rd, military presence

P1980.395 - Beavertail Rd, military presence

Fort Burnside, aerial view, shows Beavertail Fault

Object Type: Photo