Photo #: NH 95151
Rear Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher, USN (center, front)
With Mexican Officials and U.S. Navy Officers on the quarterdeck of a U.S. Navy battleship off Vera Cruz, probably at the time of the U.S. intervention there, circa April-November 1914. Many of those present are identified on Photo # NH 95151 (complete caption).
Photographed by Hadsell, Vera Cruz.
The ship appears to be one of the Connecticut class. Note 12"/45 guns, with sub-caliber rifles and sighting training devices mounted on them.
Collection of Rear Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher. Donated by Mrs. Robert D. Barnhart, 1975.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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10 September 2003