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-- ART TOPICS -- PHOTOGRAPHERS
A.E. Wells took many photographs of Navy subjects during the
first years of the 1920s. In January 1920 he was based in Washington,
D.C. and later he may have been a member of the crew of USS Nevada (BB-36).
This page provides links to photographs taken by A.E. Wells.
The following photographs were taken by A.E. Wells:
- Photo # NH 154:
(ID # 2800) in a U.S. East Coast port, January 1920.
- Photo # NH 43072:
View of fire damage on board USS Ophir, January 1920.
- Photo # NH 43073:
- Photo # NH 43074:
- Photo # NH 43075:
- Photo # NH 43076:
- Photo # NH 90445: USS Orion
(Collier # 11) at Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1920.
- Photo # NH 90438: Officers of USS Orion with ship's mascot dog, 14 May 1920.
- Photo # NH 86250:
"A Sailor's Prayer": A hammock-bound Sailor's reflections
on Navy life. Taken on board USS Nevada
(BB-36) during the early 1920s.
- Photo # NH 50109:
USS Nevada steaming with other battleships during the
- Photo # NH 93414:
USS Nevada crewmen exercising with one of the ship's casemate
5"/51 guns, circa 1921.
- Photo # NH 93419:
USS R-6 being refloated in San Pedro Harbor, California, 13 October 1921.
- Photo # NH 96027:
Target ship Coast
Battleship No. 4 (ex-USS Iowa, Battleship # 4)
under fire, 22 March 1923.
- Photo # NH 42573:
Control Force submarine tenders and submarines at Christobal,
Panama Canal Zone, circa 1923.
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