Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia Photos

Several ships on the Delaware River are open to public visit. They include the Cruiser Olympia (1892-1922) flagship of Commodore George Dewey during Spanish American War Battle of Manila Bay in 1898; the Submarine Becuna (1944-1969) & the four-masted tall ship Moshulu. Visible across the river in Camden, NJ, is the Battleship New Jersey.

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Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum against Philadelphia skyline. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia flagship of Commodore George Dewey during Spanish American War Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. Philadelphia, PA.Bridge of Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Stern of Cruiser Olympia, oldest steel warship still afloat. Philadelphia, PA.
Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum against Philadelphia skyline. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia (1892-1922) flagship of Commodore George Dewey during Spanish American War Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. Philadelphia, PA. On National Register.Bridge of Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Stern of Cruiser Olympia, oldest steel warship still afloat. Philadelphia, PA.
Cruiser Olympia served in Baltic Sea in 1918 with Russian Expeditionary Force in early attempt to defeat Communism. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia & Submarine Becuna at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Submarine Becuna & Cruiser Olympia. Philadelphia, PA.Submarine Becuna fought in Pacific in WW II & patrolled Atlantic after 1949. Philadelphia, PA.
Cruiser Olympia served in Baltic Sea in 1918 with Russian Expeditionary Force in early attempt to defeat Communism. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia & Submarine Becuna at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Submarine Becuna & Cruiser Olympia. Philadelphia, PA.Submarine Becuna (1944-1969) fought in Pacific in WW II & patrolled Atlantic after 1949. Philadelphia, PA. On National Register.
Conning tower of Submarine Becuna 319. Philadelphia, PA.Four-masted tall ship Moshulu at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Rigging of Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.Masts of tall ship Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.
Conning tower of Submarine Becuna 319. Philadelphia, PA.Four-masted tall ship Moshulu at Independence Seaport Museum. Philadelphia, PA.Rigging of Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.Masts of tall ship Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.
Stern of tall ship Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia & Moshulu with Ben Franklin Bridge in distance. Philadelphia, PA.View from Philadelphia across Delaware River to Camden, NJ. Camden, PA.The Victor now condos was converted from RCA factory & tower bears portrait of Nipper the Dog who listened to his Master's Voice. Camden, PA.
Stern of tall ship Moshulu. Philadelphia, PA.Cruiser Olympia & Moshulu with Ben Franklin Bridge in distance. Philadelphia, PA.View from Philadelphia across Delaware River to Camden, NJ. Camden, PA.The Victor (1916) now condos was converted from RCA factory & tower bears portrait of Nipper the Dog who listened to his Master's Voice. Camden, PA. Architect: Ballinger & Perrot. On National Register.
Camden City Hall with clocktower by Edwards & Green looms over white dome of New Jersey State Aquarium & One Port Center with yellow upper story. Camden, PA.Battleship USS New Jersey seen from Philadelphia. Camden, PA.Battleship USS New Jersey moved to New Jersey as a museum in 1999. Camden, PA.Ben Franklin Bridge & Philadelphia waterfront. Philadelphia, PA.
Camden City Hall (1931) with clocktower by Edwards & Green looms over white dome of New Jersey State Aquarium (1992) & One Port Center (1996) with yellow upper story. Camden, PA.Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) (1942) seen from Philadelphia. Camden, PA.Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) moved to New Jersey as a museum in 1999. Camden, PA.Ben Franklin Bridge & Philadelphia waterfront. Philadelphia, PA.

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