Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Information
For The Fleet
Commonly Requested Information on Fleet Issues
Information
For The Fleet
Commonly Requested Information on Fleet Issues
The New
NMUSN
The new National Museum of the U.S. Navy goes forward.
The New
NMUSN
The new National Museum of the U.S. Navy goes forward.
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.
FEBRUARY
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1799 - During the Quasi-War with France, USS Constellation, commanded by Capt. Thomas Truxtun, captures French frigate lInsurgente off Saint Kitts and Nevis Island.
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)</a> is a historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Learn about the DANFS ship of the week, <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs/i/inchon-i.html"><i>Inchon</i> (LPH-12)</a>.
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS) is a historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Inchon (LPH-12).
Life in the Navy:
Humanitarian Missions
U.S. naval forces perform a wide range of humanitarian operations.
Life in the Navy:
Humanitarian Missions
U.S. naval forces perform a wide range of humanitarian operations.
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.
In the Library:
Torpedo Corps
Circular July 17, 1869. Organization of Torpedo Corps.
In the Library:
Torpedo Corps
Circular July 17, 1869. Organization of Torpedo Corps.
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.