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19-N-14757 U.S. Schooner Yacht America

Photo #: 19-N-14757  U.S. Schooner Yacht America
Title: U.S. Schooner Yacht America
Caption:
Description: (1862-1873; 1921-1945) Off the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1863. Beyond America, at left, is U.S. Practice Ship (Sloop of War) Marion (1839-1871). The Receiving Ship (Ship of the Line) Ohio (1820-1883) is alongside the Yard waterfront, beyond Marion. Some caption information was supplied by Mr. H.F. Morse, Chairman of the National Code Authority for the Building and Boat Repair Industry, in a letter to Mr. Wheater, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, 19 November 1934. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 19-N-14757
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