Photo #: NH 56614
USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
Scene in the Supply Officer's stateroom, 18 January 1938.
The officer writing at the desk may be Lieutenant Commander Matthew T. Betton, USN(SC), who was Brooklyn's Supply Officer at the time.
Note safe, with combination lock, installed as part of the desk; fan, electric heater, officer's sword and .45 caliber M1911 pistol on the bulkhead above the sofa.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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22 April 2002