America's Naval Heritage

A Catalog of Early Imprints from the Navy Department Library

Shipbuilding and Weapons Technology

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.

Large image of plan of the U.S. drydock at Philadelphia, lithograph.

Large image of plan of the U.S. drydock at Philadelphia, lithograph.