Photo #: NH 90157
Wreck of the German gunboat Adler
At Apia, Upolu, Samoa, probably in about 1938.
She shows the effects of some five decades of deterioration since she went ashore during the great hurricane of 15-16 March 1889.
Courtesy of Mrs. Joseph C. Van Cleve, 1979.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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18 March 2001