Life in the Navy
History of the Seabees
The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum selects, collects, preserves, and displays historic material related to the history of the Naval Construction Force (Seabees), and the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.
Life in the Navy
History of the Seabees
The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum selects, collects, preserves, and displays historic material related to the history of the Naval Construction Force (Seabees), and the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.
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.
AUGUST
15
1845 - General Order 40 establishes the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis Md., the former site of Fort Severn.
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Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Harpers Ferry (LSD-49).
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Harpers Ferry (LSD-49).
In the Library:
Alcohol in the Navy
A 1794-1935 timeline on the history of alcohol consumption aboard Navy vessels.
In the Library:
Alcohol in the Navy
A 1794-1935 timeline on the history of alcohol consumption aboard Navy vessels.
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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 Constitution 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? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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.