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United States Navy Department

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Works: 11,691 works in 16,791 publications in 1 language and 127,962 library holdings
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Exploration of the valley of the Amazon : made under direction of the Navy Department by William Lewis Herndon( Book )

39 editions published between 1853 and 2000 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid-nineteenth century, the Amazon Valley remained a mystery to the outside world. Enormous and unspoiled, it lay rich with possibility. In 1850, the secretary of the U.S. Navy appointed Captain William Lewis Herndon to lead the first American expedition to explore this vast and foreboding region." "Herndon departed Lima, Peru, on May 20, 1851, and arrived at Para, Brazil, nearly a year later, traveling more than four thousand miles by foot, mule, canoe, and small boat. As ordered by Congress, he catalogued his scientific and commercial observations, but he filed his report as a narrative, recounting the beauty of the land and his encounters with natives and animals, which captured the imagination of nineteenth-century America. Herndon described his adventures with such insight, such compassion and wit, and such literary grace that the book quickly became an international best-seller."--Jacket
Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy by Matthew Calbraith Perry( Book )

19 editions published between 1856 and 1974 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhanced with over 200 rare illustrations, this thrilling firsthand account relates the tension and triumph attendant upon Perry's mission to establish Japanese-American diplomatic relations. Drawn from the journals of the commodore and his officers, the narrative also features entries from diaries and official correspondence and reports, all brimming with revealing anecdotes
Narrative of the North Polar expedition : U.S. Ship Polaris, Captain Charles Francis Hall commanding by United States( Book )

13 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This narrative has been prepared from official papers and from journals of the officers and men of the Expedition, as well as from valuable private contributions acknowledged in the text. The thread of the story of the Polaris has been drawn chiefly from a compilation made by Mr. R. W. D. Bryan, the Astronomer of the Expedition; the incidents of the ice-floe party have been furnished by the journals and note-books of Geo. E. Tyson, Assistant Navigator, and of others with him on the floe, and by the testimony given before the board organized by the Secretary of the Navy, June 5, 1873
Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, accompanying a report of the Commissioners of the Fund for Navy Pensioners by United States( Book )

33 editions published between 1803 and 1979 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the second Arctic expedition made by Charles F. Hall : his voyage to Repulse Bay, sledge journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's land, and residence among the Eskimos, during the years 1864-'69 by Charles Francis Hall( Book )

14 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a preliminary chapter on Hall's three expeditions and the Franklin search, and two chapters on the preparations for the second expedition
Orders, regulations, and instructions for the administration of law and justice in the United States Navy by United States( )

11 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best practices for seizing electronic evidence( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of explorations and surveys : to ascertain the practicability of a ship-canal between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, by the way of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. by United States( Book )

7 editions published between 1872 and 2000 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identification of water-bearing fractures by the use of geophysical logs, May to July 1998, former Naval Air Warfare Center, Bucks County, Pennsylvania by Randall W Conger( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official records of the Union and Confederate navies in the war of the rebellion : ser. I, v. 1-27, ser. II, v. 1-3 by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of court-martial orders for the years 1916-1937 by United States( Book )

7 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts from documents in the Departments of State, of the Treasury, and of the Navy in relation to the illicit introduction of slaves into the United States by United States( )

2 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy : transmitting a report of the Commissioners of the Fund for Navy Pensions : 20th December, 1802 by United States( )

16 editions published between 1800 and 1965 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a report on the subject of the navy pension fund by United States( Book )

16 editions published between 1810 and 1975 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National security assessment of the high performance explosives and explosive components industries : a report for the U.S. Department of the Navy by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the practicability of a ship-canal between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans by the way of the isthmus of Darien by United States( Book )

8 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report and charts of the cruise of the U.S. brig Dolphin, made under direction of the Navy Department by United States( )

9 editions published between 1854 and 2000 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of Winfield S. Schley, commander, U.S. navy, commanding Greely relief expedition of 1884 by United States( Book )

9 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a detailed report on the expedition of the Bear, Thetis and Alert; the personnel, provisions, itineraries; the Bear and Thetis' trip into Smith Sound, rescue of Greely and companions at Cape Sabine; notes on the condition of the rescued men, and ice conditions on route
Naval courts and boards. 1937 by United States( )

7 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American ships of the line by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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