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Photo #: NH 50689
William Christopher Davidson, USN
Who was killed in the USS Missouri (BB-11) turret fire, 13 April 1904.
He was an 1895 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and held the rank of Lieutenant when he lost his life.
Photograph by A. Pamamura (?--name is conjectural), Yokohama, Japan. Davidson served in the Asiatic Squadron from 1895 to 1900, in the ranks of Naval Cadet, Ensign and Lieutenant(Junior Grade). The photo was probably taken during that time.
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19 January 1999