Resolute (AP, 1898): 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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S.S. Yorktown (1894)

Flying a flag bearing her name on her foremast in commercial service with the Old Dominion Steamship Co., which operated her and her sister Jamestown between New York and Norfolk.

Photo No. NH 44064
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

USS Resolute (1898-1900)

Photographed on 12 May 1898, three days after commissioning.
She is probably at the New York Navy Yard loading supplies for her first Navy voyage and may be in drydock.

Photo No. 19-N-19-17-11
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-A-1

USS Resolute (1898-1900)

Photographed on 9 December 1898, during or soon after fumigation for an outbreak of yellow fever on board.

Photo No. 19-N-15011, ex 19-17-14
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-N box 57

USS Resolute (1898-1900)

Photographed at Portsmouth, N.H., by Miss E. J. Trenchard, with the notation that she was a "transport of Marines."
Resolute served at Portsmouth as a marker vessel for the steam trials of the new battleship Kearsarge (BB-5) from May to September 1899 and may also have called there briefly while on transport duty in late 1898.

Photo No. NH 44063
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command