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NH 42722 U.S. Ship of the Line Pennsylvania

Photo #: NH 42722  U.S. Ship of the Line Pennsylvania
Title: U.S. Ship of the Line Pennsylvania
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Description: (1837-1861) Photograph taken circa the later 1860s, entitled Wreck of the U.S. Line of Battle Ship 'Pennsylvania'. It depicts salvage operations on the burned and sunken ship, off the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia. Note the burned ship hull floating in the middle distance, steam salvage engines and boilers, with their associated barge at right. Donation of Rear Admiral Ammen C. Farenholt, USN(MC), 1931. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42722
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