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

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The U.S. Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI, was established in 1869 on Goat Island and remained there until 1951. It was the site where torpedoes were manufactured and tested.

From the description of Papers, 1905-1953. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 756836678

The Naval Torpedo Station in Newport, RI was established in 1869, and was the first naval command in Narragansett Bay.

From the description of Photograph album, 1905. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 704352472

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referencedIn Naval base, Newport, RI. [Newport Naval Base blueprints and maps], 1917-1987. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.). Photograph album, 1905. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.). Papers, 1905-1953. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Hill, Walter Nickerson, 1846-1884. Lecture, [n.d.] Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Albert Gleaves Papers, 1803-1946, (bulk 1877-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Howland, Daniel,. Papers, 1902. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Washington Irving Chambers Papers, 1871-1943, (bulk 1911-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sellers, William H., 1871-1942. Papers, 1893-1945. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Farnum, Walter W. Papers, 1907-1965. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Belknap, Charles. Letterbook, 1885-1896. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Gannon, Robert. Robert Gannon papers, 1943-1996. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Minkler, Chester T. Papers, 1912-1952. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.). Booklet, April, 1942. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn McLean, Thomas C. Papers, 1882-1889. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Chambers, Washington Irving, 1856-1934. Washington Irving Chambers papers, 1871-1943 (bulk 1911-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Spalding, Lyman Greenleaf, 1845-1881. Notebook, 1881. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn U.S. Naval Station (Newport). Records, 1885-1974. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
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associatedWith Belknap, Charles. person
associatedWith Chambers, Washington Irving, 1856-1934. person
associatedWith Farnum, Walter W. person
associatedWith Gannon, Robert. person
associatedWith Gleaves, Albert, 1858-1937. person
associatedWith Hill, Walter Nickerson, 1846-1884. person
associatedWith Howland, Daniel, person
associatedWith McLean, Thomas C. person
associatedWith Minkler, Chester T. person
associatedWith Naval base, Newport, RI. corporateBody
associatedWith Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Naval War College (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sellers, William H., 1871-1942. person
associatedWith Spalding, Lyman Greenleaf, 1845-1881. person
associatedWith U.S. Naval Station (Newport) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Newport (R.I.)
Gould Island (R.I.)
Coasters Harbor Island (R.I.)
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Active 1905

Active 1953

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