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Naval History and Heritage Command

Commodore Arent S. Crowninshield, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, to Captain Silas Casey, Commandant, League Island navy Yard

Mar. 26th  [189]8.           

Navy Yard, League Island,1

Penn.

New Jersey Naval Reserve will take monitors to Portland, Maine; Boston Reserve to Boston; New York Reserve to New York, with average complement of one hundred each monitor.

When will vessels be ready for crews

Crowninshield

Source Note: DS, DNA, RG 45, Entry 29.

Footnote 1: League Island was a major shipyard in Philadelphia. It later became the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

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