Photo #: NH 154
USS Ophir (ID # 2800)
In a U.S. East Coast harbor, on 12 January 1920, showing fire damage.
Ophir, a former Dutch passenger-cargo steamer, took fire and burned three days before sinking at Gibraltar on Armistice Day, 11 November 1918. She was raised by the U.S. Government and returned to the United States on 9 January 1920.
Photographed by A.E. Wells, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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28 September 2004