Photo #: NH 90440
USS Orion (Collier # 11)
Offloading coal at a West Indies port (possibly St. Thomas, Virgin Islands), circa 1918-1919.
Note local women with coal baskets atop their heads.
Collection of Commander John H. Boesch, USNRF. Donated by Jack Howland, 1979.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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