Watercraft

Steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel: 1904

Steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel: 1904

Excursion steamboat at the Sagamore Hotel dock, Green Island, Lake George, upstate New York, 1904. Name of the boat starts with MOH... perhaps Mohawk. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Gunboat Taken at Manila by Dewey: 1900

Gunboat Taken at Manila by Dewey: 1900

The Spanish cruiser Isla de Luzon served the Navies of Spain, the United States, the Louisiana Naval Militia and the Illinois Naval Militia. She was damaged and scuttled during the Spanish-American War in the Battle of Manila Bay, Philippines, 1898. The U.S. salvaged, repaired, and commissioned her as gunboat USS Isla de Luzon in 1900. Photo taken between 1898 and 1905.

Ship's Doctor in the Pharmacy: early 1900s

Ship's Doctor in the Pharmacy: early 1900s

Ship's Doctor in the pharmacy with medicine in glass bottles with stoppers, early 1900s. Looks like he might be holding a drawer of surgery tools. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Steamer Landing at Rockaway, Long Island: 1904

Steamer Landing at Rockaway, Long Island: 1904

Steamboat landing at Rockaway, Long Island, New York, 1904. Steamers Grand Republic and possibly the Gen'l Slocum at the pier. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Wooden Sailing Ships: 1905

Wooden Sailing Ships: 1905

Wooden sailing ships in port, Portland, Maine, 1905. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

American Warships in Philly: 1900

American Warships in Philly: 1900

American warships - cruiser USS Columbia (C-12) in center and USS Katahdin, an ironclad harbor-defense ram, in right foreground - at League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1900 and 1910. Probably closer to 1900 since the Katahdin was used for target practice and sunk in September, 1909. The Columbia served during the Spanish-American War and World War One.

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