Wood fragment from U.S.S. Congress
Fragment: 1 3/8 x 2 in. (3.5 x 5.1 cm)
Wood fragment; label affixed identifies this as a piece of the ship U.S.S. Congress.
According to the records of the Naval History Society, this piece was a gift in 1921 from Harry Lydenberg, Reference Librarian at New York Public Library.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.