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The Department of the Navy was founded in 1798 and disbanded in 1947.

Department of the Navy

N 1.1:    Annual Reports of the Navy Department
N 1.2:    General Publications
N 1.7:    Laws
N 1.8:    Explorations and Surveys
N 1.10:    Navy Register
N 1.34:    State Summary of War Casualties 

Hydrographic Office (1866-1947)

N 6.5:    General Catalog of Mariners & Aviators' Charts and Books
N 6.8:    Hydrographic Office Publications 

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (1842-1947)

N 10.2:    General Publications 

Nautical Almanac Office (1849-1947)

N 11.5:    American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac
N 11.6:    The American Nautical Almanac
N 11.6/3:    The American Air Almanac
N 11.7:    Astronomical Papers Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac 

Naval Academy (1845-1947)

N 12.1/1:    Annual Report of Board of Visitors
N 12.2:    General Publications 

Naval Observatory (1842-1947)

N 14.1/1:    Annual Reports of Superintendent
N 14.5:    Washington Observations, Publications of Naval Observatory, 1st Series
N 14.9:    Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany Wind and Current Charts 

Naval War College (1884-1947)

N 15.7:    International Law Situations
N 15.7/2:    General Index to International law Situations, Topics, Discussions, Documents, and Decisions 

Naval Records and Library Office (1915-1947)

N 16.2:    General Publications
N 16.6:    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion 

Bureau of Ordnance (1862-1947)

N 18.5:    Ordnance Instructions for Navy 


This guide was based on work presented by Chris Brown at the University of Denver.  For the original guide see  Additional information was provided by Donna Andriot's Guide to U.S. Government Publications 2009 edition.

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