Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Life in the Navy:
Army-Navy Football
The first Army-Navy football game was held in 1890 at West Point (the Navy won), and has been a cherished tradition ever since.
Life in the Navy:
Army-Navy Football
The first Army-Navy football game was held in 1890 at West Point (the Navy won), and has been a cherished tradition ever since.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
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1965 - Gemini 6 is launched, making 16 orbits in 25 hours and 51 minutes. Capt. Walter M. Schirra is command pilot and Thomas P. Stafford is pilot.
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS)</a> is a historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, <i>Forrestal</i> (CVA-59).
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is a historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Forrestal (CVA-59).
In the Library:
1775 Resolution
On 11 December 1775, the Continental Congress appointed a committee to &quot;devise ways and means for furnishing these colonies with a naval armament.&quot;
In the Library:
1775 Resolution
On 11 December 1775, the Continental Congress appointed a committee to "devise ways and means for furnishing these colonies with a naval armament."
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS <i>Constitution</i> is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with     visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
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!
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? NHHC archivists catalog reams of documents, including deck logs, organizational records, and command operations reports.
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? NHHC archivists catalog reams of documents, including deck logs, organizational records, and command operations reports.
View
Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
View
Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.