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Ship and Underwater Submersible Models

This section breaks down the ship and underwater submersible models that are on display at both the National Museum of the U.S. Navy (Bldg. 76) and the Cold War Gallery (Bldg. 70).   Predominately on loan from the Curator of Ship Models, David W. Taylor Model Basin, Carderock, Maryland, the models also were on loan from private donors. 

 

Models at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy

To locate a model below, look north upon entering the museum, find the numerical order of the bay, then if the model is on the left or right side. 

 

 

A

Alfred (Continental Navy Ship), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

Alvin (DSV-2), Bldg. 76, Bay 21, Right Side

 

B

USS Balao (SS-285, Later AGSS-285), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive! Exhibit Area

Bonhomme Richard (Continental Navy Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

 

C

USS Congress (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Left Side

USS Constellation (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

USS Constitution (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

USS Constitution (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Behind Fighting Top

 

D

DSRV-1, Bldg. 76, Bay 20, Right Side

 

E

USS Essex (Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 3, Right Side

 

G

U.S. Gunboat 156, Bldg 76, Bay 4, Right Side

 

H

Hannah (Continental Navy Schooner), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

USS Hartford (Screw-Sloop of War), Bldg. 76, Bay 5, Right Side

 

K

USS Kearsarge (Sloop-of-War), Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side

 

M

USS Miami (side-wheel, double-ender gunboat), Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side

USS Monitor (Ironclad). Bldg. 76, Bay 6, Right Side 

 

N

USS Niagara (Brig), Bldg. 76, Bldg. Bay 2, Center

 

P

USS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599, later SSN-599), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive Exhibit

USS Powhatan (side-wheel steam frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Left Side

 

R

Raleigh (Continental Navy Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side

 

S

USS S-3 (SS-107), Bldg. 76, Dive, Dive, Dive, Exhibit

USS S-48 (SS-159), Bldg. 76, Bay 10, Right Side

USS Saratoga (Corvette), Bay 2, Center Floor

USS Shark (Schooner), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Right Side

 

T

USS Thresher (SSN-593), Bldg. 76, Bay 20, Right Side

Trieste (Bathyscaph), Bldg. 76, Bay 17, Right Side

 

V

USS Vermont (Ship-of-the-Line), Bldg. 76, Bay 4, Behind Fighting Top

 

W

USS Wabash (Screw-steam Frigate), Bldg. 76, Bay 5, Right Side

Washington (Continental Navy Galley), Bldg. 76, Bay 2, Right Side