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United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.)


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Belknap letterbook, 1885-1896

 File — Box 47x, Folder: 1-52
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 075

Letterbook kept during USNA assignments, 1885-1888, 1894-1896, on USS Kearsarge, 1888-1891, and on assignment at U.S. Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI, 1888.

Dates: 1885-1896

Charles O'Neill notebook, 1876 Jun-1876 Sep

 File — Box 13, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 222
Scope and Contents

Notebook of summaries of instruction in torpedoes, diagrams and drawings kept while at the Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I.

Dates: 1876 Jun-1876 Sep

Early records of the U.S. Naval War College

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01

Correspondence, memoranda, lists, contracts, inventories, military and naval orders, and plans regarding the early administration and curriculum of the Naval War College, new building construction, and items relating to the establishment of a naval coaling station in Narraganset Bay. Also included are journals and letterpress copybooks kept by past NWC presidents Charles Stockton and French Chadwick.

Dates: 1883-1919; Majority of material found within 1895-1911

Lyman G. Spalding notebook, 1881

 File — Box 5, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 060
Scope and Contents

Notes for a course on electricity, given at the Naval Torpedo Station.

Dates: 1881

Thomas C. McLean correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSC-280
Content Description

Papers: Correspondence, letters sent and received regarding Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI, 1882-1898, including a letter to William McCarty Little; Draft of letter, n.d; Trial sheet, Whitehead Torpedo, No. 71. n.d; Three diagrams of scale of yards, n.d. 1882-1898.

Dates: 1882 - 1898

Naval Torpedo Station booklet, 1942 Apr

 File — Box 18, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 351
Scope and Contents

Booklet entitled "Instructions for Emergency Fire Crew," Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I., Personnel Division, Training Section. The booklet was geared to industrial workers, not the fire fighting units.

Dates: 1942 Apr

Naval Torpedo Station records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-031
Content Description

Central Files Records, including correspondence and subject collections on types of torpedoes, 1869-1885; Central Files Records, including correspondence, contracts, reprints, 1886-1925, 1942-1959; Miscellaneous material such as blueprints, material stock cards, torpedo data books and various test data. Newport, RI. Photographs, ca. 1915; Training manuals, 1937–1939, Newport, RI.

Dates: 1869 - 1985

William H. Sellers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-230
Content Description

Books and manuals on naval topics, 1837-1918; correspondence, including letterbook, 1904-1915 and letters sent and received, 1902-1906, 1922-1925, 1930-1931, and 1936; Pamphlets and newspapers on naval topics, 1908-1945; photographs of ships and crew 1893-1918; Miscellany, including certificates, postcards, maps and scrapbook, 1895-1920, documenting Seller's career in the Navy as Chief Yeoman, 1887-1922.Two scrapbooks of personal and official papers; pamphlets and printed ephemera.

Dates: 1837 - 1931

U.S. Naval Base, Newport, RI blueprints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-252
Content Description

Maps, sketches, blueprints, and of buildings and facilities at various Newport Naval commands.

Dates: 1917 - 1957

U.S. Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, RI) records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSC-227
Dates: 1905-1914, 1906-1924, 1910-1951, and 1919-1953