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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Concord (Gunboat # 3, PG-3), 1891-1929

USS Concord, a 1710-ton gunboat of the Yorktown class, was built at Chester, Pennsylvania, and commissioned in February 1891. She operated in the Atlantic area until 1893, when she transferred to the Pacific for the rest of her career. During the Spanish-American War, she was part of the Asiatic Squadron, and participated in the Battle of Manila Bay on 1 May 1898.

After 1898, Concord served in the Philippines area and elsewhere in the Pacific until she left active service in 1909. However, she continued to be utilized as a barracks ship and quarantine station ship on the west coast until her sale in June 1929.

This page features several views related to USS Concord that have been cross-referenced from Spanish-American War coverage.

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Photo #: NH 71781

USS Concord (PG-3)


Photographed in Far Eastern waters, 1898, wearing wartime gray paint.

Courtesy of Mrs. D.M. Corn, Las Cruces, NM, in memory of Dr. K.L. Rosencrance, 1970.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 48,005 bytes; 740 x 630 pixels

 
Photo #: NR&L(O) 18227

Battle of Manila Bay, 1 May 1898


Photograph of a contemporary artwork, depicting USS Concord in action during the Battle.

Courtesy of Mr. L.Y. Spear, Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT, 1948.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 60,352 bytes; 740 x 580 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 1256

"The battle of Manila", 1 May 1898


Contemporary halftone print after an artwork by W.G. Wood, originally reproducted by courtesy of F.A. Munsey. It depicts the Spanish ships at left (l-r): Isla de Cuba, Isla de Luzon and Reina Cristina. The Cavite batteries are in the center distance. At right are (l-r): USS Boston, USS Baltimore, USS Raleigh, USS Olympia and USS Concord.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 58,208 bytes; 740 x 445 pixels

 

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24 September 1998