Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Ships off the Yard's waterfront, Summer 1863. U.S. Practice Ship (Sloop of War) Marion (1839-1871) is at the left, with her tender, U.S. Schooner Yacht America (1862-1873; 1921-1945) in the center foreground. Beyond Marion is the ship of the line Ohio (1820-1883), the Yard's Receiving Ship from 1851 to 1875. This image's negative was found at the Naval Photographic Center in 1979 and transferred to the Naval History and Heritage Command. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.