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Purchase of land opposite the Gosport Navy Yard.

United States. Congress. House

Purchase of land opposite the Gosport Navy Yard.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure,
  • Navy-yards and naval stations,
  • Virginia

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPurchase of lands opposite Gosport navy-yard
    SeriesH.rp.2244
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16022634M

    Nearly all the stone used to build the Rip Raps at the mouth of James River, and the works at Fortress Monroe and Gosport Navy Yard, at Norfolk, were quarried from the side of these bluffs. the-yard The Navy Yard is considered the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country and today is a growing community where companies and their employees thrive. Future growth will support up to 10 million square feet of commercial and residential development.


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It was designed by George Ledwell Taylor, Civil Architect to the Navy Board and named after the then Duke of Clarence (later William IV, King of England).

[8] CHAPTER II. Establishment of a Marine-Yard at Gosport by the British—Confiscation of the Marine-Yard by the State of Virginia—The Virginia Navy of the War of the Revolution—Sale of the Gosport Lands. Just before the breaking out of the war of the Revolution, the British established a marine-yard, for the use of its navy, on the site of the Purchase of land opposite the Gosport Navy Yard.

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Despite the untold number of books dealing with Lincoln (I have four shelves), this book fills an important niche in both Lincoln history and the campaign to take Norfolk and the all-important Confederate Gosport Navy Yard across the river at Portsmouth.

Like a Russian Nesting Egg, opening and reading this book leads to other smaller s: The Gosport Navy Yard was renamed U.S.

Navy Yard, Norfolk. That name was revised in to Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, then to Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Though located in Portsmouth, the yard was named after the larger city of Norfolk, and choosing that name minimized potential confusion with Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth.

History: Before the Department of the Navy was established by act of Ap (1 Stat. ), responsibility for naval affairs, including navy yards, drydocks, and other facilities, was vested in the War Department, established by act of August 7, (1 Stat.

49). Logistical functions handled by the Office of the Secretary of the Navy. During this period the Gosport Navy Yard supplied other naval establishments with timber, cordage, and other naval stores readily available in this locality.

As a result of "An Act for the Gradual Improvement of the Navy of the United States," passed by Congress, March 3,there was constructed in this Yard one of the first two drydocks in. Gosport Navy Yard near Norfolk, Virginia in was a two-gun-deck frigate built in and the ship that emerged in was a one-gun-deck sloop-of-war.

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The Norfolk Navy Yard into the 20th Century. Image Index. Postcard Images Index. Below are two transcribed Gosport Navy Yard documents (GNY); titled "List of persons employed by the Year, including Master Workmen, Shewing the amount of the Salary, Emoluments & pay per month" dated 12 May and the "Roll of Mechanics & Labourers employed in the Navy Yard at Gosport Virg -" circa " The USS Monitor was the Navy's first ironclad vessel, but it was not the only one in Civil War waters.

The Virginia had started life in as the Merrimack, a Union ship that had been burned to the waterline, sunk, and abandoned in the Gosport Navy Yard in Norfolk, VA.

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