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John T. Hawkins Navy memorandum book

Title
John T. Hawkins Navy memorandum book, 1861-1864.
Author
Hawkins, John T.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 1358Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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Memorandums.
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Call Number
MssCol 1358
OCLC
776150741
Author
Hawkins, John T.
Title
John T. Hawkins Navy memorandum book, 1861-1864.
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Summary
Memorandum book of John T. Hawkins, 2nd Assistant Engineer, U. S. Navy, containing an "Account of the principal occurrences during the voyages of the Pensacola," U. S. sloop-of-war on which he served from September 1, 1861 to September 10, 1863; his testimony before the Congressional Committee on Steam Machinery, February 23-24, 1864, comparing general proportions of the Pensacola with those of the Iroquois and Monongahela; a comparison of the theoretical and actual performance of the engines of the Pensacola; notes on steam engineering, including notes on the U. S. S. Brooklyn, Niagara, Minnesota, Iroquois, Roanoke, Mattabessett, and U. S. gun boat Wissahickon.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1358
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