Photo #: NH 1909
Samoan Hurricane of 15-16 March 1889
Guns, carriages and rigging from USS Trenton and USS Vandalia hauled up on the beach at Apia, Upolu, Samoa during salvage efforts after the storm. Four Samoan men are standing in front.
These appear to be Dahlgren type guns, with iron carriages.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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18 March 2002