Tag: Naval History And Heritage Command

Oct. 26, 2022

Navy and NOAA Search for U.S. Schooner Alligator near the 200th Anniversary of Its Loss

In early September 2022, Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) collaborated on a project to locate and study one of the U.S. Navy’s historic wrecks from the early 19th century, the schooner Alligator. The two week project, which took place in

Feb. 25, 2019

A Century of Service with the U.S. Navy Photo Archive

January 2019 marked the 100-year anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Navy's Photo Archive, currently held at the Naval History and Heritage Command at the Washington Navy Yard. The Navy's collection of historical records predates the National Archives (established in 1934) and originally began in the Office of Naval Records and Library

May 29, 2018

100 Year Anniversary of the Navy Historical Section

When the United States entered the World War I in April 1917 the realities of modern war forced the nation to adapt. The U.S. Navy expanded exponentially and adopted new organizations, tactics and technologies to address the emergency. The service conducted joint operations with the U.S. Army and combined operations with its allies on an