America's Naval Heritage

A Catalog of Early Imprints from the Navy Department Library

Shipbuilding and Weapons Technology

Boat armament, 1856 edition.

 Boat armament, 1856 edition.

 

Dahlgren, J[John] A[Adolphus] (1809-1870).

System of Boat Armament in the United States Navy: Reported to Commodore Charles Morris, Chief of Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography. By J. A. Dahlgren. Philadelphia: Printed by A. Hart, 1852. 122 p., 11 plates (part colored), tables, 20 cm.

"The boat armament now introduced into the equipment of the U.S. Navy may be considered as one of the results of the hostilities with Mexico." -Preliminary Remarks.

 

Dakin & Moody Company.

Sketch of the Plans, Present Condition and Proposed Results of the United States Dry Docks at the Navy Yards of Philadelphia, Kittery, and Pensacola; upon the New System of Floating Docks, Basin & Railways; Now Constructing under Contracts with Messrs. Dakin & Moody, and Gilbert Secor, Made by the Navy Department, under a Law of Congress, Passed August 3rd. 1848. New York: Printed by P. Miller & Son, 1849. 24 p., [3] folded leaves of plates, 25 cm.

 

Plan of the U.S. drydock at Philadelphia, lithograph.

 Plan of the U.S. drydock at Philadelphia, lithograph.