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NH 74287 USS LANCASTER (1859-1915)

USS LANCASTER (1859-1915)
Title: USS LANCASTER (1859-1915)
Caption: Ready for re-launching at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, New Hampshire, in 1881 during her reconstruction. Note the large ram which was fitted to her bow during this rebuilding. Also note the bilge keels, which were probably among the first fitted to a U.S. Navy warship.
Description: Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington DC, 1971
Catalog #: NH 74287
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1880
Before this Year: 1889
Original Medium: BW Photo
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