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Ships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.023
Scope and Contents

Five PHOTOCOPIES of photographs of: Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”, 1921; groups at the event; picture of the ship.

Dates: 1921

Karl P. Baum, Jr. thesis “Heating And Air Currents in Greenhouses,” 1939 +record of the Battleship Colorado by Leon Willis.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1977.001
Scope and Contents

“Heating And Air Current In Greenhouses,” by Karl P. Baum, Jr. 1939 thesis. Record of the Battleship Colorado, June 3, 1943-December 11, 1945, by Leon Willis (tells about K. P. Baum’s service on the ship and his death).

Dates: 1939-1945

Little Cornelia of New York ship permit, 1804.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.229
Scope and Contents

September 17, 1804, ship permit for Little Cornelia of New York, Caleb Harrison, Master. Signed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. Countersigned by David Gelster, Collector. DS / printed form Vellum, with seal. 1 pc. E. Savage engraving of lighthouse and ship printed on top of document.

Dates: 1804

Merchant of New York ship permit, 1803.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.228
Scope and Contents

December 15, 1803, ship permit for the Merchant of New York, Benjamin Lord, Master. Signed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. Countersigned by David Gelster, Collector. DS / printed form Vellum, with seal. 1 pc. Engraving of lighthouse and ship printed on top of document.

Dates: 1803

Scenes on Board a Man-of-War. U. S. Flag-ship Tennessee.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0183
Scope and Contents

A photo album of sepia photographs of the U. S. Flagship “Tennessee”. Includes photos of officers and crew. on board the ship. Rear Admiral J. E. (James Edward) Jouett (1826-1901) and Captain O. F. Stanton the only men identified by name. Includes drawing of the ship by G. T. Dougl(as?)

The ship was built in 1865 and originally named USS Madawaska and renamed Tennessee in 1869. She was the flagship of the Asiatic Squadron and then the North Atlantic Squadron.

Dates: circa 1886

Steamer Knoxville shipping order, March 30, 1855 (W. I. Anderson & Co.).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2002.009
Scope and Contents

Steamer Knoxville shipping order for one trunk merchandise from New York to Savannah (W. I. Anderson & Co., Patton Hultus(?) & Co.). March 30, 1855. DS 1 pc. Etching of ship with sails on letterhead.

Dates: 1855