Naval History and Heritage Command

Life in the Navy
The Navy Hymn
The story of the evolution of Eternal Father, Strong to Save, from a Protestant clergyman to the Navy Hymn.
The story of the evolution of Eternal Father, Strong to Save, from a Protestant clergyman to the Navy Hymn.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
APRIL
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1906 - Reburial Commemoration Ceremony for Capt. John Paul Jones is held at the Naval Academy.
Find
Ship Histories
Browse the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships</a> to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week.
Browse the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships</a> to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week.
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with     visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
New to the Library:
The Vietnam Navy
Vietnamese Naval Intelligence: The original 1 March 1970 report.
Vietnamese Naval Intelligence: The original 1 March 1970 report.
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy&#39;s operational history? Learn about our Archives&#39; holdings of records and personal papers.
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
Check Out
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.