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Vessel in Dry-Dock No. 1

Vessel in Dry-Dock No. 1

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Title:
Vessel in Dry-Dock No. 1
Description:
Vessel in Dry-Dock No. 1. The dry-dock is especially worthy of notice. It was begun in 1827 and completed in 1833. The frigate Constitution was the first vessel that entered the dock for repairs. It is built of finely hammered Quincy granite, in the most thorough and substantial manner, now 370 ft. long and 80 ft. wide, and cost, even in those days of low prices, $675,000. Capacity, 5, 764, 500 gal.
Collector:
Cutler, Wolcott, 1891-1965
Date:
[ca. 1850–1925]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Lantern slides
Location:
Boston Public Library
Charlestown Branch Library
Collection (local):
Charlestown Lantern Slides
Subjects:
Naval yards & naval stations
Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonCharlestown
Boston Navy Yard
Extent:
1 photograph : transparency
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Notes (ownership):
Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society
Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials: Before 1925
Date supplied by cataloger.
Notes:
Title from materials accompanying item.
Additional information accompanying item: Stereoscopic view from "American Views," published by Joseph W. Bates, 129 Washington Street, Boston Mass.
Reverend Wolcott CutlerCutler was rector at St. John’s Church from 1924 to 1959 and most likely assembled this collection during that time.
Identifier:
CHA-126-A1