Photo #: NH 61
USS Vandalia (1876-1889)
Ship's officers on the gun deck, just forward of the port side quarterdeck ladder, at the New York Navy Yard in the summer of 1886, while Vandalia was preparing for service on the Pacific Station. Her Commanding Officer, Captain Henry L. Howison, is standing at left.
Probably photographed by E.H. Hart, 1162 Broadway, New York City.
Note tropical uniforms, with white pith helmets.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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26 March 2002