Naval History and Heritage Command

A View from the Periscope
at Rahr-West Art Museum
Did you know the Navy Art collection has traveling exhibits? Navy Art recently sent "A View from the Periscope" to Rahr-West Art Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Click "Explore" to see the artwork on display there.
Did you know the Navy Art collection has traveling exhibits? Navy Art recently sent "A View from the Periscope" to Rahr-West Art Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Click "Explore" to see the artwork on display there.
SECNAV, CNO Host
Battle of Midway
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert hosted the Battle of Midway Congressional Reception at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., June 3.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert hosted the Battle of Midway Congressional Reception at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., June 3.
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1950 - USS Juneau (CLAA 119) and USS De Haven (DD 727) fire the first naval shore bombardment of the Korean War in the vicinity of Samchock, Korea.
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Ship Histories
Browse the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present.
Browse the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present.
USS Constitution
Ship of State
USS Constitution as a receiving ship at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, c. 1890 – note the great "ship house" to Constitution's right, where warships could be built under cover.
USS Constitution as a receiving ship at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, c. 1890 – note the great "ship house" to Constitution's right, where warships could be built under cover.
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Navy Heritage
Fascinated by Navy customs, traditions, awards, and ceremonies? Find out more here about the service's rich heritage.
Fascinated by Navy customs, traditions, awards, and ceremonies? Find out more here about the service's rich heritage.
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.