Photo #: NH 60652
Loss of USS Milwaukee, January 1917
USS Milwaukee (Cruiser # 21) stranded at Samoa Beach, near Eureka, California. She had gone aground on 13 January 1917 while attempting to salvage the grounded submarine H-3.
This photograph was taken soon after her crew had been brought ashore. Note that her flag is still flying from her mainmast.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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18 May 2004