Photo #: NH 56851-C
Crewmen loading casks of fresh water onto boats, for transport to U.S. Brig Porpoise, during her anti-slavery cruise off West Africa, 1848.
Sketch by Captain's Clerk Charles F. Sands, reproduced from his journal kept on board the Porpoise during this cruise.
Courtesy of Mr. W.F. Sands, 1939.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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18 September 2003