Facts, figures and events related to the United States Navy between the War of 1812 and the American Civil War. The documents are drawn from the American States Papers and other Congressional Documents. Included are the "Register of the United States Navy" for every year available (Names, Ranks, Duty Station, etc.), the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy (including ships listing) and anti-slavery actions and events.
“The Antebellum United States Navy,” ibiblio catalog, accessed June 19, 2013, http://www.ibiblio.org/catalog/items/show/4433.