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

USS Wabash (1856-1912) as a Receiving Ship

This page features views showing USS Wabash after 1875, when she became the receiving ship at the Boston Navy Yard.

For views of Wabash during her seagoing service, before 1875, see USS Wabash (1856- 1912)

If you want higher resolution reproductions than these digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

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Photo #: NH 44514

USS Wabash (1856-1912)


Photographed while serving as receiving ship at the Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, sometime after 1876.
Note that she has been partially housed over, but retains her masts and spars.

Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, USN(MC).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 49KB; 740 x 495 pixels

 
Photo #: 19-N-19-4-14

USS Wabash (1856-1912)


At the Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, while serving as receiving ship there during the early 1900s.
She has been housed over, with her masts cut down. Note Wabash's extensive stern decorations, and steam launch just beyond her stern.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

Online Image: 34KB; 740 x 470 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the
National Archives photographic reproduction system.

 
Photo #: NH 44513

Ex-USS Wabash (1856-1912)


At Eastport, Maine, where she was burned for scrap on 26 June 1913.
Wabash had been sold by the Navy in November 1912.

Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, USN(MC).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 34KB; 740 x 540 pixels

 


The following photograph shows USS Wabash in the background of a view of another subject:

Photo #: NH 53225

USS Inca (1898-1908)


At the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Mass., 9 November 1898.
Large ships in background are USS Vulcan (center) and USS Wabash (behind sheer legs).
Note variety of rowing boats in left foreground.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 63,041 bytes; 740 x 580 pixels

 

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5 November 1998