Photo #: NH 1003
USS Hist (1898-1911)
U.S. and Cuban officers seated on the ship's after deck during the Spanish-American War, 1898. Hist's Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Lucien Young, is at right. Also present are Brigadier General Leonard Wood, U.S. Army, and Cuban General Castillo.
Note searchlight mounted on the ship's stern.
The original photograph is mounted on a card embossed: "Erker Bros., St. Louis".
Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 22 March 2005