USS Constellation, 1854, a sloop-of-war, the only ship left that had active service during the Civil War.

USS Constellation, 1854, a sloop-of-war, the only ship left that had active service during the Civil War.

Sloop of War

Sloop of War

Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - United States Sloop of War Constellation

"Back when the ships were made of wood and The men that served om them were made of Iron" ~USS Consellation

"Back when the ships were made of wood and The men that served om them were made of Iron" ~USS Consellation

Carte de visite of Philip Joseph Sanger by Washburn of New Orleans, La. Sanger, left, a second assistant engineer on the sloop-of-war “Monongahela,” was present at the Battle of Mobile Bay, Ala., on August 5, 1864. According to a note in his obituary, “He was thrown to the deck and covered with debris by a shell which demolished the bridge upon which he had been standing, but at once he resumed his post of duty and was applauded by [Rear Adm. David] Farragut for his conspicuous bravery.” He…

Carte de visite of Philip Joseph Sanger by Washburn of New Orleans, La. Sanger, left, a second assistant engineer on the sloop-of-war “Monongahela,” was present at the Battle of Mobile Bay, Ala., on August 5, 1864. According to a note in his obituary, “He was thrown to the deck and covered with debris by a shell which demolished the bridge upon which he had been standing, but at once he resumed his post of duty and was applauded by [Rear Adm. David] Farragut for his conspicuous bravery.” He…

American Painting - Action Between U.s. Sloop-of-war wasp And H.m. Brig-of-war frolic by Richard Willis

Action Between U.s. Sloop-of-war 'wasp' And H.m. Brig-of-war 'frolic'

American Painting - Action Between U.s. Sloop-of-war wasp And H.m. Brig-of-war frolic by Richard Willis

Jim Gray (1932-      )  British Sloop of War  (Watercolor from the historical series of paintings of ships in Mobile Bay)

Jim Gray (1932- ) British Sloop of War (Watercolor from the historical series of paintings of ships in Mobile Bay)

USS "Hartford", a sloop-of-war, steamer, was the first ship of the United States Navy named for Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. Hartford was launched 22 November 1858 at the Boston Navy Yard and commissioned 27 May 1859, Captain Charles Lowndes in command. "Hartford" served in several prominent campaigns in the American Civil War as the flagship of David G. Farragut, most notably the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864.

USS "Hartford", a sloop-of-war, steamer, was the first ship of the United States Navy named for Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. Hartford was launched 22 November 1858 at the Boston Navy Yard and commissioned 27 May 1859, Captain Charles Lowndes in command. "Hartford" served in several prominent campaigns in the American Civil War as the flagship of David G. Farragut, most notably the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864.

On 24 February 1813, during the War of 1812 U.S. Sloop of War Hornet, commanded by Captain James Lawrence, captured the British brig-rigged sloop of war HMS Peacock off the northern coast of South America. NHHC image NH 42073.

On 24 February 1813, during the War of 1812 U.S. Sloop of War Hornet, commanded by Captain James Lawrence, captured the British brig-rigged sloop of war HMS Peacock off the northern coast of South America. NHHC image NH 42073.

anchors-aweigh-navy: “Sloop of war USS Constellation at anchor in 1890. She is now preserved as a museum ship in Baltimore. ”

anchors-aweigh-navy: “Sloop of war USS Constellation at anchor in 1890. She is now preserved as a museum ship in Baltimore. ”

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