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Strawbery Banke Presents
HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #27

Young tars pose on the bowsprit of the gunboat USS Galena around 1885, built at Norfolk. Employed largely in the Caribbean, Galena helped bring aid following an earthquake in the Aegean Sea. It went aground at Martha’s Vineyard while returning to Portsmouth for repair. The Navy sold her in 1892. (Click for full pic)

 

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USS Galena (c) Strawbery Banke

From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum . All rights reserved.

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Notice the stack of the steam powered tugboat in the background of this late-surviving tall ship.

USS Galena Detail / SeacoastNH.com

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