Massachusetts (Steamer, later storeship, 1849): Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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Auxiliary Steam Packet Ship Massachusetts

Lithograph by Lane & Scott of Boston, 1845.
Copied by the Naval Historical Center from a lithograph at the Smithsonian Institution.

Photo No. Smithsonian # 21249-F
Source: Naval History and Heritage Command.