Relief (Storeship, 1836): 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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USS Relief (1836-1883)

Serving as receiving ship at the Washington Navy Yard, 1871-1878.

Photo No. NH 61710
Source: Naval History and Heritage Command.

 
USS Relief (1836-1883)

Serving as receiving ship at the Washington Navy Yard, 1871-1878.
The yard's gun firing test building is to the lower left and a Casco class light draft monitor is beyond Relief's bow.

Photo No. NH 86569
Source: Naval History and Heritage Command.