Photo #: NH 86373
"The White Squadron's Farewell Salute to the Body of John Ericsson, New York Bay, August 23, 1890"
Engraving after the painting by Edward Moran, located at the U.S. Naval Academy.
It depicts USS Baltimore (Cruiser # 3) departing New York Harbor to return the remains of John Ericsson to his native Sweden. Note the Swedish ensign flying from the ship's foremast.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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25 June 2001