Norfolk Navy Yard

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The Norfolk Navy Yard is a major U.S. Navy shipyard located in Virginia that continues to operate in the twenty-first century.

It began operations as Gosport Shipyard in 1767 and fell into Confederate hands during the Civil War, at which time it obtained its present name.

Shipbuilding

Ship Type Launched Fate
U.S.S. Powhatan side-wheel frigate 14 Feb, 1850 Sold 30 Jul, 1887
U.S.S. Constellation sailing sloop-of-war 26 Aug, 1854 Preserved 7 Aug, 1955
U.S.S. Colorado screw frigate 19 Jun, 1856 Sold 15 Feb, 1885
U.S.S. Richmond screw sloop 26 Jan, 1860 Sold 23 Jul, 1919
U.S.S. Alliance gunboat 8 Mar, 1875 Sold 13 Nov, 1911
U.S.S. Galena screw sloop 13 Mar, 1879 Sold 9 May, 1892
U.S.S. Raleigh protected cruiser 31 Mar, 1892 Sold 21 Apr, 1921
U.S.S. Texas pre-dreadnought 28 Jun, 1892 Sunk 1912
U.S.S. S.C. 116 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 117 submarine chaser 1917 Burned 22 Dec, 1917
U.S.S. S.C. 118 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 119 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 20 Dec, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 120 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 20 Jul, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 121 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 122 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 123 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 124 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 11 May, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 125 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 126 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 127 submarine chaser 1917 Sold
U.S.S. S.C. 128 submarine chaser 1917 Sold Jun, 1919
U.S.S. S.C. 129 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 130 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 11 May, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 131 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 132 submarine chaser 1917 Collision 5 Jun, 1918
U.S.S. S.C. 133 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 20 Jul, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 134 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 20 Jul, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 135 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. S.C. 136 submarine chaser 1917 Sold 24 Jun, 1921
U.S.S. Craven destroyer 29 Jun, 1918 Scuttled May, 1946
U.S.S. Hulbert destroyer 28 Jun, 1919
U.S.S. Noa destroyer 28 Jun, 1919 Collision 12 Sep, 1944
U.S.S. William B. Preston destroyer 9 Aug, 1919

After falling into Confederate hands in late April of 1861, the yard gained a place in history when the scuttled steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack was raised and converted into the ironclad C.S.S. Virginia.

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Navigation Officers

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Engineer Officers

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Ordnance Officers

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Equipment Officers

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See Also

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1882. p. 8.
  2. Register of Officers, 1892. p. 4.
  3. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 4.
  4. Records of Living Officers (6th ed). p. 32.
  5. List and Station, July 1898. p. 4.
  6. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 6.
  7. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 6.
  8. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 6.
  9. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 6.
  10. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 6.
  11. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 6.
  12. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 6.
  13. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 10.
  14. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 8.
  15. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 8.
  16. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 8.
  17. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 8.
  18. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 8.
  19. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 8.
  20. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 10-11.
  21. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 16.
  22. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.
  23. Register of Officers, 1892. p. 6.
  24. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 6.
  25. Register of Officers, 1898. p. 6.
  26. List and Station, July 1898. p. 5.
  27. List and Station, July 1898. p. 43.
  28. Records of Living Officers (7th ed). p. 98.
  29. Records of Living Officers (7th ed). p. 98.
  30. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 10.
  31. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 8.
  32. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 8.
  33. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 8.
  34. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 8.
  35. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 8.
  36. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 8.
  37. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 8.
  38. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 10.
  39. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 10.
  40. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 16.
  41. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 16.
  42. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 10.
  43. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 14.
  44. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  45. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  46. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  47. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  48. Register of Officers, 1890. p. 12.
  49. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 14.
  50. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 12.
  51. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  52. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 20.
  53. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 20.
  54. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 20.
  55. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 20.
  56. Register of Officers, 1890. p. 8.
  57. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 10.
  58. Register of Officers, 1898. p. 8.
  59. List and Station, July 1898. p. 6.
  60. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 12.
  61. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 12.
  62. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 10.
  63. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 18.
  64. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  65. Register of Officers, 1890. p. 8.
  66. Register of Officers, 1891. p. 8.
  67. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 8.
  68. Register of Officers, 1898. p. 8.
  69. List and Station, July 1898. p. 6.
  70. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 12.
  71. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 12.
  72. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 12.
  73. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 12.
  74. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 20.
  75. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 22.
  76. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 20.
  77. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 22.
  78. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 22.
  79. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 16.

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